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Szafnauer: It was time to leave Aston Martin to their pope

Otmar Szafnauer revealed he couldn't coexist with Martin Whitmarsh at Aston Martin, and preferred leaving the team for 'their one pope'. Szafnauer left Aston Martin earlier this year following the arrival of CEO Martin Whitmarsh, and he believes that it became too crowded for them both to exist. He later re-emerged at Alpine, and told Formula 1's official website about the reason behind his departure from Aston Martin despite the team asking him to stay. 'The Catholic Church only has one pope – and when you have two popes, it's just not right,' Szafnauer said. 'So I think it was time to leave, and leave Aston Martin to their one pope. 'People ask me who that pope was – well you know,...
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