It appears Nelson still has Flavio’s endorsement which of course could mean that he’s gone this week but who knows with the Flav?
“What can I say,” he added. “The situation is like everybody sees, difficult for him and in a moment like this you don’t kill anybody. This is the first race with the normal (weather) situation and let’s see.
“Sunday or Monday maybe we have a different idea, I hope a better idea, of what is going on,” said Briatore.
On Sunday, Piquet rose from 15th on the grid to finish tenth versus Alonso’s eighth. “Nelson had an excellent race, driving aggressively and consistently,” Briatore said afterward.