The enemy within: Team-mate title fights

The enemy within: Team-mate title fights

As Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello go head to head for the title from opposite sides of the Brawn garage, Adam Cooper looks back at the chequered history of team mate versus team mate championship battles

Just two years have passed since McLaren team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso fought for the world championship – only to lose at the final round to Ferrari outsider Kimi Raikkonen.

Sebastian Vettel is certainly hoping that a similar scenario will unfold this year as he keeps the pressure on Brawn team-mates Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello. Will history repeat itself in the coming weeks?

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