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Ecclestone hints at Piquet return - with Campos.

Bernie Ecclestone has stirred the silly season pot bu suggesting that Nelson Piquet Jr could return to F1 - with Campos Meta.

He may not have been able to engineer it during the late 1980s, but Bernie Ecclestone has mischievously suggested that the names of Piquet and Senna could line up together in 2010.

Commenting on the eventual confirmation of Bruno Senna as the first signing by one of F1's expansion teams, Campos Meta, Ecclestone admitted that he was delighted to see one of the sport's biggest names return after a false start in 2009, but admitted that he would love to see another donning similar colours next season, despite having left F1 in disgrace following his part in the race fixing row that enveloped last season's Singapore Grand Prix.

"It's good for everybody - good for [Senna], good for Campos and good for the sport," Ecclestone told Reuters, "I am happy, I hope the car is up to him - that's important."

Team CEO Enrique Rodriguez de Castro hinted that Campos Meta would be able to reveal more about the identity of its second driver later in the year, with McLaren reserve Pedro de la Rosa the leading candidate. Ecclestone, however, admits that he would like to see Piquet return.

"It would be good, wouldn't it? Another good name...," he teased, "That's what's been talked about actually...."



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2Pac - Unregistered

October 31, 2009 2:46 PM

alan, try and put yourself in the young mans position. we can all sit and say we wouldn't have done such a foolish and potentially dangerous thing but have we ever been under such intense pressure. it's very difficult to walk in another mans shoes when you've never had the same experience. so i for one don't condone what he did but i have enough humility to understand WHY. and regardless of his reasons why, the most important thing is that the truth was outed and we saw what a real snake flavio and co were. how franco escaped i will never know but that's a whole other story.

2Pac - Unregistered

October 31, 2009 1:35 PM

i hope piquet does get a drive in f1 without a figure like flavio the snake oil salesman putting him under undue pressure. lets face it he's a far better driver than grosjen has proved to be. all gro seems to do is spin at every other corner!



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