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Citroen says Meeke was "not under control"

Citroen team principal Pierre Budar felt Kris Meeke was out of control and left him with no option but to dismiss the Northern Irishman. Explaining his decision to terminate Meeke and co-driver Paul Nagle's contracts with immediate effect, Budar told Motorsport.com his priority had to be turning Citroen's troubled season around as well as looking after the welfare of his crews. Meeke, who sits eighth in the championship, crashed heavily out of last week's Rally of Portugal. The violent nature of that crash was the final straw for Budar. "Because this is a dangerous sport, you have to be able to deal with this danger," Budar said. "When you think about Portugal, you are in...
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