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Alpine vs Piastri, Schumacher and Briatore…

The Oscar Piastri – Alpine fiasco is taking over the Formula 1 summer break, and as it still develops, the presence of one Falvio Briatore can be sensed. Oscar Piastri's shock rejection of Alpine's offer of a 2023 seat carries an echo of past F1 bombshells, although none involving someone quite so young and inexperienced as the Australian. Comparisons have been made to Benetton swooping on a young Michael Schumacher after one race with Jordan in 1991, or Jenson Button's 2004 contract mess when he tried to leave BAR for Williams. It remains to be seen whether it is the result of cold calculation or confusion, or something altogether more intriguing. Piastri, the 21-year-old Alpine...
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