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Briatore return would help new F1 says Alonso

Flavio Briatore would be a good addition as formula one finds its direction for the future. That is the claim of 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 F1 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. "First, because we (Ferrari) are not competitive," he told Sky, "and also because it...
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