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Thread: Goodbye Manor

  1. #11
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    It seems very sad , indeed , when one considers all the talk of F1 morphing into a friendlier place for teams and promoters alike , that Manor has fallen from the grid .
    The former owner wanting to keep some equity must have had something to do with what he saw as the future for the series .
    That fact , apparently , was what scuttled the attempts to save the team , according to Saward .

    I guess you can't blame the guy , if he had been convinced he could actually have made a few bucks as an owner , and arrived only to find a big pit into which he could throw his money .
    And , then , to have the series sold , with coming promise of possible financial relief , and be forced to sign it all away at a hard loss ?

    I can imagine his mindset , wanting to keep a piece .

    Hopefully , losing them will inspire the new lease holders to fix this .
    Something must be wrong when the loss of one point can kill a team .
    It should scare the crap out of everyone .
    I hope it does .

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    Sad to see them go. Sad that F1 is almost impossible for smaller teams to enter
    Its not crashing it's drifting with style

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    MEP's have voted for an enquiry into F1 due to how the funds are unfairly distributed between the teams.

    What does this actually mean? Can they enforce a change?

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