F1 Fanatic Round-up
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Tony Fernandes: “It was a whole mixture of a lot of things but in any decision there are pros and cons.”
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As mentioned yesterday the forum is currently down for maintenance and that is still the case as we hit a few snags yesterday. As soon as it’s back up details will be posted via the usual social channels.
Comment of the day
The winner of our latest Caption Competition is Keithedin:
OK Felipe. Lap 14, turn 17. Understand?
Happy birthday to Aqeel!
On this day in F1
On this day in 1993 a bomb exploded outside the London home of then-Benetton team principal Flavio Briatore.
Some contemporary reports said the Irish Republican Army later claimed responsibility for the bombing, which was not uncommon at the time. However reliable details about this alarming incident linked to one of F1′s most controversial figures are hard to come by.