How Alonso outperformed Red Bull at Silverstone

How Alonso outperformed Red Bull at Silverstone

After a difficult start to the year, Fernando Alonso ended Ferrari's win drought at Silverstone, where the Italian squad proved to be the team to beat. Adam Cooper analyses how Alonso returned to the top

There was a funny scene after the British GP at a press gathering with Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali. The BBC website's irrepressible Sarah Holt suggested that Fernando Alonso's win might be a one-off, because he'd won as a result of the Red Bull pit mistake.

That immediately brought forth a torrent of arm waving and angry muttering from the team's communications boss, to the extent that Stefano – ever the gentleman – attempted to calm his employee down so he could address Sarah's point.

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