Dodgy Business: It's a funny old game

Dodgy Business: It's a funny old game

Such was the level of intrigue in the Shanghai paddock, it was almost an interruption when the cars started racing reports Tony Dodgins from China

It's a funny business, this! Quite often a grand prix weekend feels like 72 hours of politics with someone inconveniently interrupting it with two hours of motor racing on Sunday afternoon.

As Martin Brundle humorously related in his Sunday Times column, this time it kicked off before they even got to the paddock. Many of the big players had come to Shanghai straight from the Paris diffuser hearing and, consequently, had been on the same flight.

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