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Hungary looks like being Vettel’s to lose

July 30, 2010

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Sebastian Vettel has destroyed the field in practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix, laying down the strongest possible marker of his intent. The Red Bull cars were clearly quickest today, though the Ferrari of Fernando Alonso is not far behind. McLaren look set to struggle as they still do not have their blown diffuser package […]

What the FiA should do about team orders in Formula One

July 28, 2010

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A debate is about to be had in Formula One about whether or not team orders have any place in the sport, with some huge names joining both sides of the argument. Ferrari are unrepentant over the actions on Sunday – which is better than lying about it, as they did after the race – […]

Ferrari and Alonso should be disqualified from the German Grand Prix

July 25, 2010

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Fernando Alonso has been gifted victory in the German Grand Prix after Ferrari ordered Felipe Massa to pull aside and surrender the lead. In the most flagrant breach of rules banning team orders for years, Massa was told by his engineer Rob Smedley that Alonso was the faster car and if he understood. One lap […]