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When stars collide

New research suggests employing two high status drivers is a fast-track to failure.When Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg collided at the Belgian Grand Prix, the championship fight between the Mercedes pair broke out into open warfare.Their feud has revived a perennial Formula 1 dilemma - is it better to hire two drivers of the same status, or a top-performing driver with a supporting wingman?The answer could lie in new research led by Cass Business School, part of City University London. After studying every driver in all Formula 1 races between 1981 and 2010 - noting statistical study controls for aspects such as the driver's age, former experience, family origins (whether other people in...
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