Online: Don't pick on the new boy

Online: Don't pick on the new boy

Jaime Alguersuari wasn't given the warmest of welcomes on his first weekend as a Formula 1 driver in Hungary, but Jonathan Noble reckons he did himself proud

Formula 1 often gets criticised for being too conservative and reluctant to accept change – but the negative reaction last weekend to the arrival of Jaime Alguersuari caught quite a few people in the paddock by surprise.

The departure of Sebastien Bourdais from Scuderia Toro Rosso had left the Faenza outfit looking for a quick replacement, and detailed analysis by team principal Franz Tost of the best candidate from Red Bull's young driver programme in terms of experience, results and attitude pointed towards Alguersuari.

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