Slim's latest move may be one even closer to his heart. Slim, has been spotted visiting the UK headquarters of the Honda Racing F1 team,. Motor Authority reveals that a takeover by Slim would boost the chances of GP2 driver Bruno Senna, who is backed by the Telmex subsidiary Embratel, Slim's company. Other suitors for the beleaguered team include Force India's Vijay Mallya, a Swiss hedge fund and Greek shipping tycoon Achilleas Kallakis. Slim is known for savvy investments and so his interest in the racing team indicates he sees a future in a sport that is currently plagued by economic worries.
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