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FIA no longer to go after cheating team The FIA has said that it will not be persuing the cheat from last season after all. A spokesman for the FIA has said that the issue was more complex than initially thought, and it would prove difficult...

FIA no longer to go after cheating team

The FIA has said that it will not be persuing the cheat from last season after all.

A spokesman for the FIA has said that the issue was more complex than initially thought, and it would prove difficult to prove the cheating took place. This is a major blow to Max Mosley's stance that the FIA can police the sport effectively.

Telefonica buyout of Minardi on again?

It appears that the Telefonica purchase of Minardi is once again back on. The news has come about with the team signing the Spaniard Fernando Alonso as test driver.

Briatore confirms Wurz for season

Flavio Briatore has finally confirmed that Alexander Wurz will be remaining with Benetton for the rest of this season.

"He [Wurz] will definitely be with us until the end of the season. I don't know where all these stories have come from" said Briatore.

Briatore didn't help the situation earlier this month when he confirmed Alexander only for the European Grand Prix.

Stephen M Baines http://www.motorsport.org.uk

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Alexander Wurz , Flavio Briatore
Teams Benetton , Minardi