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Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds leave Renault F1 - The race-fixing scandal sees two top names exit Formula One

Published by Mr. C

Today, Renault F1 sent out the following press release confirming the immediate departure of both its managing director and executive director of engineering:

The ING Renault F1 Team will not dispute the recent allegations made by the FIA concerning the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.

It also wishes to state that its managing director, Flavio Briatore and its executive director of engineering, Pat Symonds, have left the team.

Before attending the hearing before the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Paris on 21 September 2009, the team will not make any further comment.

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