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‘No evidence' of Piastri deal collusion – Szafnauer

Aug.9 Fernando Alonso, Mark Webber and Flavio Briatore may have 'shared information' that led to the Oscar Piastri saga which appears destined for court. Spaniard Alonso triggered the ‘silly season' shenanigans by opting to reject Alpine's offer of a one-year contract extension for 2023 and switch to Aston Martin on a multi-season deal. Renault-owned Alpine reacted instantly by confirming its 21-year-old Australian reserve driver Piastri, the reigning Formula 2 champion, would replace Alonso. But Piastri, who is managed by Mark Webber, rejected the deal – apparently because McLaren has now told Daniel Ricciardo that the younger Australian – Piastri – will be...
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