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F1 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi 2010 – Ferrari Strategy Costs Alsono Title

It all looked so good for Fernando Alonso, even as Button jumped him at the start. He managed to keep Webber behind him and even had Felipe Massa to hound Webber from behind. Webber seemed to have little pace and … Continue reading

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Team Orders

At the business end of the season, we’re quite used to seeing team orders come into play. The situation at Ferrari has been clear for some time, however McLaren and Red Bull have been sticking to the line that no … Continue reading

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Comment – Sportsmanship, Gamesmanship and Team Orders

The renewed team order controversy has revealed a chasm between the viewpoints of some teams and those of the fans. At one end of the spectrum we have Schumacher, Alonso, Brawn and Domenicali taking the viewpoint that pretty much everything … Continue reading

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Comment – Why Ferrari Team Orders Are Wrong

Let’s get two things out of the way before we start – Rob Smedley’s not-so-coded instruction to Felipe Massa that Fernanado Alonso was faster than him was a 100% team order that Massa let Alonso past. Rule 39.1 of the … Continue reading

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F1 British Grand Prix 2010 – Alonso, the Safety Car and Drive-Throughs

Fernando Alonso is always ready to look for conspiracies, but he will be feeling positively hounded after his drive-through penalty cost him a decent haul of points today. But he’s his own worst enemy. His pass on Kubica was clearly … Continue reading

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