Stepney speaks out

By Premal Shah on
Speaking to British journalists, Nigel Stepney has denied sabotage, and claims that he intends suing his former employers Ferrari, accusing them of a dirty tricks campaign."I've been with Ferrari for 14 years," the Englishman told Jane Nottage of The Sunday Times. "There's been a lot of controversy over the years. I obviously know where the bodies are buried."He claims that he, his fiancee Ash and their baby daughter had to flee their home after being shadowed."There have been high-speed car...Read Full Story

Stepney rejects accusations

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On arriving back from holiday in the Philippines, Nigel Stepney admitted that he is "surprised" at the recent turn of events, in which hew has been accused of sabotage and espionage, handing information to Mike Coughlan at McLaren, and claimed that he has done nothing wrong.The Italian news service ANSA reports that Stepney, who is being investigated for "various crimes" rejects all accusations. It also adds that two other people are being investigated.Earlier, Ferrari revealed that it had...Read Full Story

The Stepney saga takes a new twist

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The Nigel Stepney saga took a strange twist today, when the Englishman was fired by Ferrari, who at the same time revealed a link with a McLaren engineer.A statement issued by the Maranello outfit this morning read:Ferrari announces it has recently presented a case against Nigel Stepney and an engineer from the Vodafone McLaren-Mercedes team with the Modena Tribunal, concerning the theft of technical information.Furthermore, legal action has been instigated in England and a search warrant has...Read Full Story

Angry Stepney breaks silence

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Linked from http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/24062007/13/angry-stepney-breaks-silence.html --- Ferrari's Nigel Stepney has broken his silence and declared that he is the victim of a "dirty tricks campaign" waged by the Italian team. Rumours this weekend suggested that the Formula One veteran, currently the subject of a police and internal investigation for alleged illegal behaviour and possible sabotage of his own employer, had fled Italy and was holidaying somewhere in Asia. England's Sunday...Read Full Story

Stepney speaks out

By Premal Shah on
Unsurprisingly, since it was revealed that Ferrari has instituted legal proceedings against Nigel Stepney, the F1 world has been buzzing, to put it mildly.Similarly unsurprisingly, but extremely sad nonetheless, is that internet message board and forums have seen much discussion of the subject, much of it libellous, as many appear to forget that in civilized society one is innocent until proven guilty.As the armchair experts debate what exactly Stepney is supposed to have done, not to mention...Read Full Story