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Disgraced team boss says he returned to Formula 1 in 2022 because of Stefano Domenicali

Former Renault team principal, Flavio Briatore, has revealed that he would not have returned to Formula 1 had it not been for the sport's CEO, Stefano Domenicali. Briatore was indefinitely banned from the pinnacle of motorsport in 2009 when the crashgate scandal from the year previous resurfaced. Nelson Piquet Jr had been told to deliberately crash at the Singapore Grand Prix to cause a Safety Car, and that caution period would help team-mate, Fernando Alonso, to the front of the pack. The Spaniard went on to win the race, causing a degree of suspicion from other drivers, although nothing was done about it until 2009. READ: Fernando Alonso reacts to conspiracy he worked with Oscar Piastri...
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