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McLaren fails to take up Formula One board seat

McLaren has turned down the chance to put one of its directors on the board of Formula One according to an article in the Independent by Christian Sylt.The development is rather ironic given that McLaren's chief executive Ron Dennis has long campaigned that the teams should exercise more control over the sport.McLaren has won 20 championships since its first race in 1966 and was offered the board seat to acknowledge its historic status. The offer was made in 2012 as part of F1's stalled plans to float on the Singapore stock market. Mercedes' owner Daimler, Ferrari and current F1 champions Red Bull Racing were also offered board seats and they all took them up.A McLaren spokesman says 'it...
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