Monaco has reignited Formula 1 fire in Booth

John Booth

John Booth

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The irony was not lost on John Booth.

In pursuit of the modest return of a solitary point in the cut-throat world of Formula 1, the Yorkshireman and his Marussia team had spent more than £250m attempting to keep up with fastest cars on the grid.

Yet when they finally broke through at the 83rd time of asking at the recent Monaco Grand Prix, the missing ingredient had been chanced upon for less than £20,000.


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