Just when all the banks seem to be bailing from F1 – hello, ING and the Royal Bank of Scotland! – the British bank Barclays is said to be interested in sponsoring the championship-leading Red Bull Racing team.

Barclays – the 25th-richest company in the world, according to Forbes magazine – has been quick to refute the suggestions raised by Marketing Magazine.

The bank is currently the title sponsor of the English Premier League football competition.

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Richard Bailey

Founder & Chief Editor at MotorsportM8
Hasn't missed a Grand Prix since 1989. Has a soft spot for Minardi. Tattooed with 35+ Grand Prix circuits.