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Old Dec 12th 2017, 4:59 pm   #1891
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Anyone know what the arrangements at Mercedes? Apparently two of their major sponsors are out and I'm not sure if they'll have to trim the budget next season.
I can't imagine they'll struggle. Their income just from their roadcar division probably trounces Ferrari due to the volume of cars Mercedes put out.

I'd also guess it's not a situation like McLaren where no one wants to put their name on that steaming pile of shit. Companies with the money to have their name on a car must be falling over themselves to be a part of consecutive championship winning team!
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Old Dec 12th 2017, 8:47 pm   #1892
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Just read on Sky F1's Gossip Column (usually fairly reliable) that Sergey Sirotkin is now the favorite for the seat at Williams due to significant financial backing.

I'll be gutted if Kubica doesn't get on the grid. It certainly won't be from a lack of effort on his half!
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Old Dec 12th 2017, 9:07 pm   #1893
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Just read on Sky F1's Gossip Column (usually fairly reliable) that Sergey Sirotkin is now the favorite for the seat at Williams due to significant financial backing.

I'll be gutted if Kubica doesn't get on the grid. It certainly won't be from a lack of effort on his half!
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Old Dec 13th 2017, 8:56 pm   #1894
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Just when you thought the FIA couldn't possibly be less informed about motor sport, here comes Carmen Jorda.
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Just when you thought the FIA couldn't possibly be less informed about motor sport, here comes Carmen Jorda.
Uhoh, what've they/she done now?!
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Old Dec 15th 2017, 3:02 pm   #1897
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Still no news on the Williams seat, seems a bit amateur-hour to not have your final seat confirmed when the rest of the grid has confirmed seats and are full swing in preparing for 2018.

Gossip still seems to say Sirotkin will be getting the seat.
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Still no news on the Williams seat, seems a bit amateur-hour to not have your final seat confirmed when the rest of the grid has confirmed seats and are full swing in preparing for 2018.

Gossip still seems to say Sirotkin will be getting the seat.
Keeps 'em in the press I suppose.
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Still no news on the Williams seat, seems a bit amateur-hour to not have your final seat confirmed when the rest of the grid has confirmed seats and are full swing in preparing for 2018.

Gossip still seems to say Sirotkin will be getting the seat.
I read no decision until New Year
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No 'Grid Girls' next year?..

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Has anyone heard anything about the proposed FOM streaming service?
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I was in the UK for Christmas and a friend of mine who is heavily involved with many teams told me he was contracting with Williams for the driver testing recently and kubitza was testing and did not impress the management, the Russian guy who has offered a great deal of money is favourite now.
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I was in the UK for Christmas and a friend of mine who is heavily involved with many teams told me he was contracting with Williams for the driver testing recently and kubitza was testing and did not impress the management, the Russian guy who has offered a great deal of money is favourite now.
thanks that's worth knowing and is in line with the gossip
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