The Weekly Grapevine

The Weekly Grapevine

Your weekly dose of rumours, speculations and analysis

The news, when it broke after having been whispered for over two months now, predictably resulted in derisory stories along the lines of 'a US Formula One team, will cars have column shifts and bench seats?'; 'Cart axles and leaf springs, what about girder chassis and torque converters?'

Whilst humorous in decidedly non-PC fashion, the questions proved the ignorance of some fans when it comes to matters North American.

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