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Old 11-07-2010, 08:41 AM
 
Location: Out in the Badlands
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Old 11-08-2010, 10:09 AM
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Location: The beautiful Rogue Valley, Oregon
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On the Speed telecast, Will Buxton asked Bernie Ecclestone about it and Bernie - clueless as ever - stated that it had all been blown out of proportion and that no one was really threatened and there were no guns involved.
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Old 11-14-2010, 06:12 AM
 
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I don't think Bernie is clueless. Of course he wants to downplay the incident. Who would want to go to a race if they have fears of being carjacked and robbed. He's just trying to protect the reputation of the city that holds one of his GP's.
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