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The Spanish Connection: de la Rosa, Santander and Campos; Pay Drivers Return

The Pedro de la Rosa to Sauber news that surfaced on Sunday out of the Swiss press and was quickly squashed by Pedro himself was quite honestly the most perplexing piece of news I've heard in Formula One circles in quite some time. It didn't add up, Pedro has never had any relationship with the Sauber outfit. He is the "British Spaniard" after all he did race for Jaguar along with the most British of all British racing drivers Eddie Irvine, long rumoured to be Stig on Top Gear. After Jaguar's, (read Ford's) failed attempt at the highest level of the motoring world another major manufacturer gave Pedro a chance, Mercedes and McLaren. There was no clear way he would ever reach the grid as anything more than a test driver, with great talents l...

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