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McLaren unhappy with Italian investigation - The team intend to take concerns about the process further

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Hi everyone, this is F1Minute for the 29th February.

The Italian investigators that visited the McLaren factory and homes of the staff this week, said they found evidence that “clearly emerges the responsibilities of the management and some technicians at a high level in McLaren.”

McLaren have disputed this claim, saying that the wording of the statement is misleading and that facts about any searches made by the Italians are incorrect. The McLaren team are reported to want to contact the British Home Office with concerns about the way the Italians are handling the investigation.

In other news, Super Aguri have confirmed that they will be on the grid for Australia, laying rest to fears about the short term future of the team. Aguri Suzuki’s business partner Fumito Akita says it is not unusual for the team to be scrambling things together at the last minute.

And finally, Bernie Ecclestone has said that he is hoping to secure a deal to hold a French GP, not in Magny-Cours but in Paris. Ecclestone indicated that after this year, F1 will not return to Magny-Cours.

That’s all for this week, have a great weekend and join me on Monday for another F1Minute.