Ferrari must take blame for 2013 failures

Ferrari must take blame for 2013 failures

While Pirelli's enforced change of the tyres has influence the competitive order, Ferrari must take the blame for simply not producing a good enough car in 2013, as EDD STRAW investigates

After finishing second to Sebastian Vettel for the third consecutive race in the Singapore Grand Prix, Fernando Alonso offered a very simple explanation for falling out of contention for the drivers' championship

"We won in China, we won in Spain and then we seemed to lose a little bit of performance, especially when the 2012 Pirelli tyres came back," said Alonso. "That was probably our point in the championship. When they changed the tyres, we said bye-bye."

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