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But we'll talk a lot of our car is -- -- because all the nonsense -- -- keeps his busy enough but interesting thing going on.
In the Formula One circus not worthy of follow it up before I follow Formula One it's fun stuff the racing itself is -- is that great usually the back story the technology.
And the soap opera the politics that happens there I think we've got a picture there were no.
Formula One car but anyway last year at the 2008.
Singapore Grand Prix it was won by Formula One for Renault Formula One driver -- Fernando Alonso.
Turns out the reason he won this because his teammate Nelson BK junior intentionally crashed his car and very opportune.
Point in the race to make things work out from him on -- strategy standpoint.
We felt -- about this now -- to talk to it.
I talk about -- Peter Windsor he is the Formula One reporter for a speed TV with this from Japan right now we have -- If I can edit it out there.
Listen it's wonderful to have you on the show.
Up to speed real quick on exactly what happened I saw a nice time line.
On speed the other day of the events that took place -- just wondering if it doesn't do they came out in the testimony.
Of of this investigation or is that something that was put together just knowing what the result was and people went back and figured out what happened during the race as far as the plan.
That went into effect.
-- Clinton actually become.
-- that -- that the evidence of what actually happened right back.
Qualifying in the top.
But that privately.
Ultimately the but it you'll let typically.
Political with a was -- -- car would feel right like that.
And then he'll bat.
The perfect timing all is but it's still.
Coinciding with the advent of the basic which -- -- up because of heatley accident.
About that they got came up on basically that.
Thought that the physical evidence.
If you actually read the transcript of old the -- that took place product in.
A decision be made they'll -- -- in my -- -- the -- -- movie.
As in the but thirty actually has a little evidence -- they there was any collusion.
-- if anything district it will place you could -- -- conclusion is that it's a bit like.
Bulk material evidence but it comes to a logical.
You could if you interpreted all the -- -- that took place at different way or another with several in the it'll -- come back conclusions as well that immediately.
-- -- -- Getting to get.
-- -- that was what happens that I think the fact that.
Pat -- the technical director let us.
Didn't want to really.
Think of -- that they make it.
If they decided that that local of the coal.
Actually decided that that has taken place but there was some gray area that for sure that the -- gray area.
Does not been banned from the sport probably five years the team boss of the time probably obligatory he's been banned from the sport.
In basically forever unless things turn around for him.
-- -- that they didn't find out about this plan until recently when Nelson -- junior was released from the team based essentially organize performance with the team.
I'll put -- suspicion tired out or did it all come out when you know he came out and said Halen tell you what happened last year in Singapore.
Local with a lot of suspicion of -- -- -- the -- a year ago most of the teams looked Google political looked -- -- All but most people for the short of the law because they'll be okay but it was having so many accident that we rule -- saying well you the poppies -- check them perfectly that we -- have.
That -- could jump.
-- -- But he did.
That was that you -- that was the typical for the multiple types shrugging off but -- a -- -- the laugh about it.
Most people always -- in the back of the -- that there was something not quite right but that is because.
We will go through that whole business of Michael Schumacher pocket he's come on the middle qualifier public I'm just getting -- -- penalty.
The next day -- it was a deliberate it was ruled to be deliberate any any affected the outcome of the race but -- thought about the public getting pole position is that is that true.
They're pretty big could that seriously because over the they've had that happen this Schumacher Ferrari that kind of can yeah that's.
I suppose what else can pick -- himself out of the jolt that decided to make a huge issue.
Well that -- -- issues.
But the big question.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- But let's look at which is competing.
It's -- design decision and to say.
The things that this thing about that is he's been given immunity he's been granted immunity as a whistle blower I mean he did put himself.
Other racers this safety crews -- some fans potentially at risk.
When did this -- -- when he made that wouldn't caused this accident.
Is -- concern that he's being -- off free I mean they haven't really strip him of his license driving that he's got the job right now is -- -- fired him.
Prior to him about testifying on this but you know other people feel about him just being -- -- Britney shouldn't just be happy that he's not being prosecuted.
And be glad to be out of the sport.
Well I think so you have become -- appeal but I think but it -- himself in the mirror I think he could feel kind of shape because it is it.
It if you can think about the number of people out of money because instant audience go to one of us can't get its competing in somewhere remote like -- And actually put -- award called the -- regardless of circumstances.
If you do that in the that is quite.
Quite a big decisions have taken -- your life.
We don't -- -- vehicle that is the unit apartment equivalent thinks he hit it go we could likely he does what he told.
That's -- attitude I think a lot of drivers.
Shocked by the fact that they'll is that -- -- Reiterate that Michael should back.
-- deliberately is of course so does that make sure he was lost in the second qualifying session that he first step -- the right but accession.
But that he did that does look at Monica that's over well -- -- -- the -- -- but -- but he was involved but it was that she but -- Kimi Raikkonen that just a couple of days ago I think most people at most would agree that there's -- such things -- accident.
That you could argue that Michael Schumacher was planning how it when he was gonna have -- accident.
At least half a lot of public pretty quick all of -- all the -- which he.
I think these bodies body language you look exactly sure what he was gonna do it eventually Kevin -- put -- the sort of derivative.
-- -- put the copper oil but at that potentially was that they do they typically happening come as he didn't go with.
At bat but the bolt struck partial little pull something.
Oh this is the first on the -- And along those lines do we know the team itself has got off pretty easily as well these -- that'd be given a two year suspended sentence.
That compared to -- hundred billion dollar fund McLaren was given.
Last year for it's an industrial as espionage it was going on there.
Is this not formula being a bit prejudiced because they don't wanna lose -- -- I mean shouldn't come down harder on the team as well.
Well that's -- very at the very secretive cut politically -- if they could you -- relating to the McLaren issue about.
You know that the current -- was related to -- practices.
Could do with my parents history of the sport -- -- -- -- that -- -- develop that he.
But other situations that involve the play of political thankful for what your goal in the Ferrari McLaren -- about was all just.
To do with one issue.
And doing what -- they had to do the people that much deeper thing.
-- as a technical information that may have led to some advantages this was clearly to the advantage of -- The crash happened they won the race.
But even beyond that now the person who won the race Fernando Alonso he's completely off Scott free is it really.
-- is the belief that he knew nothing about this either before or in the months since it happened.
Yeah I can't I can't let me into the but I can't imagine that after the race command that would put that -- -- They'll be okay well that pretty well the but.
But he -- is that something I -- united if you believe that he was the pet optical system what was going all.
But then again it's like putting that they history that they put became the golden boy at the SIA because he.
Affect typical political immunity out of the McLaren Ferrari thing because people on the table -- McLaren information the FIA that he kind of protected.
A -- that the difficult question to all of the what what you're asking because it does.
Go back to much deeper -- It take these to a place that -- get your city correct.
-- got off -- relative to acquire.
That you McLaren looked -- was much too harshly at -- penalties about appropriate if that we because -- have -- conflict as well.
And it's and then this is why -- -- Formula One and I got to imagine covering as well.
This kind of stuff is almost as good as the racing itself these cases than it.
-- -- -- connected I can a lot of emails from people fighting escalating battle politic Michael we get over the racing critical.
A microcosm of life we got every aspect of -- you got.
Money you've got saying hey you've got athletic.
She's got technology.
Yet had any ethical.
That's all I think very quickly and it's only to face.
And you have to try and struggle of survivors that -- candidate -- these days -- subsidies from our.
In that this -- was people they people that company but equally.
-- -- And has been -- -- a long -- the -- is a question back.
What is the difference between the drive that the fighting.
Could drive deliberately into about the cause -- go into court -- thought that being overtaken.
Ability they'll be decided to -- the -- outside which clip posted.
The driver deliberately -- -- the global you know what.
If you're used to it you'll make your decision how -- side which is the the bull great offense -- that the -- deliberate Luke.
The core of the I think what brought this -- -- was just that -- seem to be more of a conspiracy but you're right I mean in either case.
It's certainly against you know lose this portable -- Against you know good sporting a good sportsmanship but in any event I'm sure there's moderate and we'll see more of the sort of thing in the future.
Hopefully not to -- dangerous fashion.
They're not good or bad for you take -- you're gonna get involved this is something that started you know -- -- -- it's I.
Who would copy it already looked at -- -- the future were.
Very busy right now at Charlotte, North Carolina we've got a great -- the guys that are and that we -- doesn't look like the comic.
But some machinery -- new ability of placing them.
It's bit it's -- -- a rush.
Because we've blocked the good pick up the typical politics to me what -- pulled the trigger on this vehicle was but the concorde agreement for the use things finally find that.
That -- with aplomb we've been flat out publicly about time by November December will be in great shape but -- -- running -- -- -- Well good luck with that and enjoyment -- this season you've got the Japanese Grand -- coming up this week giving will be seen them on speed Saturday and Sunday between -- -- from Japan.
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