Friday, April 29, 2011

Gadafi Family Sponsored Formula 1

The Gadafi
family proposed to sponsor McLaren Formula 1 team in early 2010, said yesterday the Daily Mail on its website, in a report that confirmed the team itself soon after.

According to the Daily Mail, Alex Waters, former Formula 3, served as intermediary between the Office of Tourism in Libya, led by Saif Gaddafi, son of the leader of Libya, and McLaren, in a sponsorship project would have reached the 25 million pounds (about 28 million euros).

McLaren said there was "no meeting " between its employees and representatives of the Libyan consortium and the deal never got past the "preparatory phase. "

The Daily Mail spoke of other contacts between Gaddafi's son and the father of Waters for the supply of cars Supacat, British-made military designs, but not signed any contract, explained the newspaper.

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