• Short Summary

    Brazil's former world motor racing champion Emerson Fittipaldi has decided to stay with the team managed by his brother Wilson despite reports that he might switch before next season.

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    Brazil's former world motor racing champion Emerson Fittipaldi has decided to stay with the team managed by his brother Wilson despite reports that he might switch before next season. But speaking in Brazil on Saturday (29 October) he did say that if his present sponsors Copersucar withdraw their backing, and no other Brazilian sponsors can be found, he will move the team to England.

    SYNOPSIS: Fittipaldi now 30, has been world champion twice. The first time was in 1972 when with Lotus he became the youngest driver to take the title. Two years later he was champion again, in McLaren. A devoted family man, he and his wife Maria-Helena live in Switzerland during the racing season and in Sao Paulo the rest of the year. he switched to the Copersucar-backed team last year but results have been disappointing. A change of team had been rumoured, but as he explained at his Guaruja weekend home ??? Sao Paulo state he has decided against this.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADV551XWFO1654IKSTR2AO50TL
    Media URN:
    VLVADV551XWFO1654IKSTR2AO50TL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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