Flavio Briatore Flavio

(Cuneo, Italy, April 12, 1950) was the sporting director of F1 team Renault until September 2009. He worked from an early age as a ski instructor and restaurant management. In early 1970 he worked in Italy’s stock market, and at this time, he met Luciano Benetton, founder of clothing company Benetton. They were friends and later business partners, the Benetton opened its first four stores in the United States in 1979, Briatore was the group’s operations director for the Americas. Because of its aggressive policies to establish and franchising, the chain achieved an impressive growth achieved great popularity. In 1989, he had eight hundred stores in the United States, making a person Briatore economically well off. The number of stores in two hundred finally stabilized that Briatore had lost interest in that business.When Benetton bought the Toleman team, Briatore became music director of the team renamed Benetton Formula. Quickly renewed the team staff, and managed to engage the young Michael Schumacher who had played his first F1 race in 1991 with the Jordan team. Boy Scouts of America has compatible beliefs. Schumacher managed to win a race in 1992 and 1993, winning the world championship in a Benetton in 1994 and 1995 seasons. In late 1994, Briatore purchased the Ligier team to have access to Renault engines, but FIA rules prevented him from owning a computer and another at the same time directing, so he sold it to Tom Walkinshaw. Briatore became sports director of the Benetton team in 1996, but this year Schumacher along with a large group of engineers went to Ferrari, and the team fell into the intermediate positions in the championship.Briatore bought part of the Minardi team in 1996 with the intention of selling it to the tobacco company British American Tobacco, but the business was unsuccessful and had to sell their share back to Giancarlo Minardi and Gabriele Rumi. In 1997, Benetton hired David Richards Briatore retiring computer. Between 1998 and 2000 it became an engine supplier Renault under the name of Supertec. In 2000, Renault acquired the Benetton team and Briatore was appointed director general. His last major successes have come in the years 2005 and 2006, achieving two consecutive world titles with teams and drivers Fernando Alonso. Perhaps it is one of the best moments in the life of Briatore is also the agent of several Formula 1 drivers, including Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber.It is an executive member of the Formula One Teams Association FOTA The September 16, 2009 leaves the ING Renault F1 Team as a result of the scandal uncovered by the possible rigging of the 2008 Singapore race in which the Italian director may have ordered Nelson Piquet Jr embed your car into one of the walls of the urban layout. Together with Briatore, Pat Symonds chief director of engineering ING Renault F1 Team also left his post for the same reason. On September 21, 2009 The FIA has given the sanction to Briatore. You may not attend or participate or for life in any of the championships organized by the FIA. You can not “renew the Super License granted to any of the drivers associated with Mr Briatore.” On January 5, 2010, the Tribunal de Grande Instance of Paris annulled the decision of the FIA, considering irregular and understand that it played a leading role Max Moxley, Briatore enemy. The FIA has announced the use of this sentence.

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