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Briatore claims he turned down Ferrari twice

Ex-Formula 1 boss, Flavio Briatore, has said he twice held talks with Ferrari during his time in Formula 1 – but resisted the opportunity on both occasions. The 69-year-old Italian, previously in charge of Benetton and Renault, said he first spoke to the Scuderia in the mid 1990s before another approach was made when Luca di Montezemolo was president of Ferrari. 'The first time was between 1994 and 1995,' Briatore told Italy's Autosprint magazine. 'I spoke seriously to Dr. Umberto Agnelli, but I was too busy with Benetton, with whom I also had a 30% stake in the team. 'In more recent times I spoke to Luca di Montezemolo when he was president of Ferrari, but we were unable to find an...
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