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On 1 September 2007 it was formally announced that Briatore had bought the membership. On 7 November 2007, Briatore accomplished his takeover of QPR together with Ecclestone. In an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport, Briatore said that he is positive that he is not going to return to Formula One, despite having his ban overturned. In August 2009, Briatore was heavily criticised by Nelson Piquet, Jr., the son of three-time F1 champion Nelson Piquet, after Piquet Jr. was removed from the Renault group.
We have worked together for his return to F1,” Briatore informed Spanish TV channel Antena 3, reported by Soymotor.com. Now, and before he was subsequently hospitalised with COVID-19, Briatore has revealed he assisted in getting his former protégé Alonso again into the sport. Briatore was subsequently banned indefinitely from Formula 1, though that ruling was overturned in a French courtroom.
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Some of his other careers included a door-to-door assurance policies salesman, enterprise assistant to Attilio Dutto, proprietor of the Paramatti Vernici paint company and he as soon as worked within the Italian stock trade. Briatore was concerned within the chapter of Paramatti for which he was convicted on various counts of fraud in Bergamo and Milan and sentenced to 4 years and 6 months in prison. These charges also included gambling-motivated fraud, cheating and swindle by pretend playing playing cards. In 1988 he attended his first Formula One race the Australian Grand Prix.
Briatore also took control of the engine development at Viry-Chatillon in France that 12 months, and in 2004 Renault won another race when Jarno Trulli triumphed at Monte-Carlo. But Briatore dropped his fellow Italian before the top of the season and introduced one other of his countrymen to replace him – Giancarlo Fisichella. By the second spherical Alonso had turn into the youngest ever pole sitter, then scored his first victory on the Hungaroring, becoming the youngest ever race winner. In 2001 he ran Mark Webber as Renault’s check driver while financing the Australian’s Formula 3000 season. The subsequent yr he moved Webber to Minardi and brought one other of his drivers, Fernando Alonso, to be Renault’s check driver. They failed to win a race all 12 months and Briatore’s pursuits elsewhere had been also not coming to fruition.