Interview: Flavio Briatore uncut

Interview: Flavio Briatore uncut

Flavio Briatore has not spoken much since the 'Crashgate' scandal that put an end to his F1 career. But the Italian talked to F1 Racing's Maurice Hamilton in this fascinating interview

"If what people claimed about Singapore was true, why did I fire Piquet? I had Fernando back and, for me, the second driver was not important."

Flamboyant marketer of knitwear, coach-firing owner of QPR and team principal of two title-winning F1 teams, Flavio Briatore, Italy's answer to Alan Sugar, fails to mince his words on a variety of subjects including pay drivers, Schumi's 'comeback', budget capping… and 'Crashgate'.

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