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Briatore, Rossi dislike new F1 era

Former team boss Flavio Briatore has slammed the new face of formula one. The 63-year-old Italian, absent from F1 in the wake of the 'crashgate' scandal, said he watched the Melbourne race last weekend and thought it was "disrespectful" to the spectators and television audience. "They (the spectators) do not understand why the drivers do not attack, why and how they're saving fuel, and why champion drivers refuse even to defend their position. "This was a strange spectacle, leaving behind the most beautiful sport in the world," Briatore told Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport. He said it was wrong to let the car manufacturers succeed in their push for the all-new...
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