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Aston Martin backs away from F1 legal action

Apr.29 Aston Martin has backed away after threatening legal action over Formula 1's aerodynamic rule changes for 2021. Boss Otmar Szafnauer, presumably acting on behalf of billionaire team owner Lawrence Stroll, had hinted he suspects Liberty Media may have been part of the push to specifically disadvantage the Mercedes-like ‘low rake' teams. But Auto Motor und Sport correspondent Michael Schmidt said Aston Martin has now given up that fight in order to not be regarded as 'a bad loser'. 'We just wanted to clarify with the FIA whether everything was correctly done during the rule-making process,' Szafnauer now says. The Aston Martin narrative may have fallen apart when even Mercedes...
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