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Vergne targets 2015 after 'cruel' career blow

August 20, 2014 .- Jean-Eric Vergne insists he is not giving up on formula one. This week, it was announced that 17-year old, Max Verstappen, will pair with Daniil Kyvat for the 2015 season.  Two and a half seasons into his F1 grooming by Red Bull, the energy drink company's famously-harsh driver programme - led by the gruff Dr Helmut Marko - has given the 24-year-old Frenchman his notice. Not long ago, Vergne was the beneficiary of the severity of Marko's decisions when Toro Rosso ousted Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari -- the latter just two years after making his F1 debut as a teenager. "F1 can be cruel," former McLaren driver John Watson told the Mirror this week,...
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