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Alonso wins in Malaysia as Perez lays a marker for the future

March 25, 2012

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Fernando Alonso defied all expectations and carried his Ferrari to victory in Malaysia today in a rain interrupted Grand Prix. But driver of the day was Sergio Perez who drove his Sauber to a heroic second place. He should have won but for an error three laps from the close when he was hunting the […]

Photos: British Grand Prix

July 12, 2011

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Fernando Alonso claimed victory in a thrilling British Grand Prix, beating the Red Bull cars on pace to head Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber on the podium.

Alonso claims Silverstone victory as Ferrari catch up

July 10, 2011

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Fernando Alonso claimed British Grand Prix victory today with tactical nous and raw speed taking him to the flag. The Ferrari driver, starting third, was quick all day and seized on a mistake in the Red Bull pitlane to jump early leader Sebastian Vettel. Neither Red Bull, whose two drivers completed the podium, nor McLaren […]

The stewards had no good reason to punish Hamilton and Alonso

April 10, 2011

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The Stewards in Malaysia have slapped both Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso with a 20 second penalty following the pair’s lap 46 collision. Hamilton was penalised for making more than one defensive move, while Alonso was punished for causing an unnecessary decision. The decision does not change Alonso’s result but Hamilton’s McLaren is demoted from […]

Ferrari fire up the first of the 2011 contenders

January 28, 2011

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Ferrari have taken the drapes off their new car, the F150. The Italian legends have fired the starting gun on the 2011 season with a media launch and Fernando Alonso has taken it out for a shakedown. The Spaniard will have every Ferrari resource at his disposal to challenge for the title this year and […]

Formula One bosses have made a false move on team orders

December 10, 2010

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The ban on team orders in Formula One is to be lifted with immediate effect, the FiA have announced following a meeting of the World Motor Sport Council. The news, clearly, follows the scandal over Ferrari’s bungled switch of their drivers at this year’s German Grand Prix. And it also follows the failure of the […]

Alonso making his own predictions come true in Korea

October 24, 2010

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Red Bull suffered their worst weekend of the season at a chaotic Korean Grand Prix, leaving Fernando Alonso to surge into the Championship lead for the first time. The Spaniard’s prediction in Silverstone, while 47 points off the pace, that he would win the title is suddenly looking ominous for his rivals. The Ferrari drive […]