Fernando Alonso and Flavio Briatore 2006 F1 world champions
Disgraced former F1 team principal Flavio Briatore would be a good addition as Formula 1 finds its direction for the future according to Fernando Alonso, the sport's highest paid and arguably most highly rated driver.
Recently, a man always closely aligned with the trajectory of Alonso's career – Briatore – was linked with a return to the sport as chairman of a new popularity working group.
It comes amid a period of introspection for Formula 1 as it grapples with popularity at the crossover of the sport's old model with new, greener rules and the social media era. Alonso said 2014 has been a 'tough year' for him....
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