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Mercedes In Brawn GP Buyout?

Motoring giant Mercedes-Benz is set to buy a stake in newcomers, Brawn GP. The German company already supplies Brawn with engines for its cars, in a customer deal, but now the company looks to be repeating its actions with current F1 partner Mclaren. Mercedes also supplies Force India with customer engines. Brawn are in need of a main backer, in order to continue its racing activities. After long negotiations with the Virgin Group came to nothing more than a mild sponsorship deal, Brawn continued looking for another source of income. A deal with Mercedes, similar to that of Mclaren's, would provide Brawn GP with security needed in order to obtain a title sponsor. Mercedes bought 40% of Mclaren, in 1999, at a report...

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