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    Mercedes Set to Take Over McLaren F1 Team?

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    2007 was arguably one of the most controversial seasons in McLaren F1 history capped with no drivers championship, being thrown out of the constructors championship and a $100 million fine. Far from acceptable for engine partner Mercedes-Benz who are reported to be negotiating to take a majority stake in the British team, a deal that would likely signal the end of Ron Dennis as team boss.





    http://www.worldcarfans.com/9080116.010/mercedes-set-to-take-over-mclaren-f1-team

    Re: Mercedes Set to Take Over McLaren F1 Team?

    I guess the MBs de-value plan worked!
    No money - No power.

    Re: Mercedes Set to Take Over McLaren F1 Team?

    Ron may let them buy a bigger stake, but they're nucking futs if they believe Ron Dennis will give them enough control where he can be replaced. Not with Lewis in the fold and all the time he's spent nuturing this kid to be a race winning machine.

    Ron would rather gut the whole team, sell Mercedes the name leaving a shell, and take his driving and engineering talent elsewhere.

    Re: Mercedes Set to Take Over McLaren F1 Team?

    "nucking futs": I really like that deliberate spoonerism

     
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