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The 2009 Motorsport Review Part Three: Lies, Loss, Luca (and Rain)

  Ah, July. The summer, the sun is high in the sky, the temperature is high and the rain is actually refreshing (unless you live in Georgia, so we’ll see). And apparently the sun was doing strange things to F1, as the pinnacle of Motorsport spent very nearly all season in some form of meltdown, as the baton was passed from breakaway to crash-gate. But there were more important things to consider.     The Darkest Weekend   While these reviews have been concentrating on the lighter sides of motorsport 2009 also reminded us of racing’s potential for tragedy. At no time was this reminder more clear than one weekend in July.   That one weekend rally co-driver Flavio Gugelmini and 18-year-old Formula Two driver Henry Surtees were killed....

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