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In the round-up: Juan Pablo Montoya criticises Formula One’s Drag Reduction System, saying it is spoils the “art” of overtaking.
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“Five days of events to mark Senna’s death will commence on Wednesday, for the last man to die in a grand prix is remembered like no other.”
“Documents show that since his divorce in 2009 he has received half a billion dollars (£300m) from his ex-wife’s trust fund. In a highly unusual divorce settlement, rather than Mr Ecclestone paying Slavica Ecclestone a good chunk of his fortune, she appears to be paying him at the rate of $100m (£60m) a year.”
— Simona De Silvestro (@simdesilvestro) April 26, 2014
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Comment of the day
And my favourite was this one from @Robbie:
Hamilton: So much for capping costs… mine’s unique and you’ve got two!
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Happy birthday to El Gordo!
On this day in F1
Happy birthday to Red Bull motorsport director Helmut Marko who is 71 today. Though best known for helping drivers like Sebastian Vettel into Formula One, Marko’s own motor racing successes include victory in the 1971 Le Mans 24 Hours driving the first of the iconic Martini-liveried Porsches.
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