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2023 Emilia Romagna GP Preview - Renault’s Role in Formula One: Serious Contender or Marketing Tool?

In this weeks episode, we look at recent comments from Alpine CEO Laurent Rossi, the pressure on Otmar Szafnauer after the teams poor start to the season and rumours of a potential sale of the team to an American company, as well as Renault’s wider position as a team owner and engine supplier in F1. We also look ahead to Imola, the upgrades most teams will be bringing and changes to the qualifying format, plus our predictions and your questions from the inbox.

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Back of the Grid is a Formula 1 podcast hosted by 3 passionate F1 fans. Tom , Chris & Stu discuss the weekly goings on of the sport, review and preview races and offer their thoughts up on all the talking points. New episodes released each Tuesday during the season!

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