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Brown hits out at F1 ‘team affiliations'

Apr.30 'Team affiliations' are hurting Formula 1, according to McLaren supremo Zak Brown. The Woking based team switched to Mercedes power for 2021, but the lack of the German carmaker's branding on the McLaren livery is conspicuous. It's a clear sign by the British team amid a phenomenon referred to by Brown as 'team affiliations'. He is referring to the fact that Mercedes is closely aligned with Aston Martin, Ferrari with Haas and Alfa Romeo, while Red Bull owns Alpha Tauri. 'It is not in the best interests of competition if two rivals, or even three, share assets and align strategically,' Brown insisted. 'I do not wish to see the number of teams in F1 reduce, but team affiliations...
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