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Briatore says F1 needs dictator to survive

Flavio Briatore with Donald Mackenzie in Monaco Formula 1 needs a dictator to run the sport, according to the flamboyant and often outspoken former team boss Flavio Briatore. Embroiled in a corruption scandal that could end his reign, Formula 1′s current ‘supremo', Bernie Ecclestone, has hinted that his bosses at CVC could be about to replace him. 'I feel sorry for him,' Briatore said on his customary trip with his yacht ‘Force Blue' to Monaco, 'but if I was Ecclestone, I would have left five or six years ago.' Reports suggested Italian Briatore, who left Formula 1 amid his own scandal some years ago, might be a potential successor for Ecclestone, but the 64-year-old...
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