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Lauda: 'Why do we need Flavio?'

Sutton Images Enlarge Niki Lauda does not think Formula One should turn to Flavio Briatore to make the sport more popular and believes it is already making progress with recent changes. After criticism of the sport this season and lower numbers of spectators at some circuits, Formula One has set up a new working group to address the popularity of the sport. Briatore was named as a possible figure to head the group, although Bernie Ecclestone has since played down the chances of the ex-Renault team principal getting involved. Asked if Briatore was the man for the job, Lauda said: "No. Why do we need Flavio? I have heard this for the first time, but Bernie is in charge, and he should...
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