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Money-dominated F1 not fair says Frijns

Robin Frijns says modern formula one is "not fair". The 22-year-old Dutchman, arguably the hottest young talent not yet on the F1 grid, has seen his rise thwarted by his lack of personal backing. Last year, Frijns combined the Sauber reserve role with an on-again, off-again GP2 campaign, but ultimately he lost both seats due to the money issue. For 2014, he has been signed by Caterham and will appear in the green car at grands prix on some Friday mornings, but he will not combine the seat with GP2 because the grid of the support series is now dominated by 'pay drivers'. And Frijns said F1 is heading the same way. Referring to his situation in 2013, he admitted: "I thought it...
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