Alonso and Ferrari: What went wrong?

Alonso and Ferrari: What went wrong?

It seemed to be a marriage made in heaven between arguably F1's greatest active driver and historically its greatest team. But it ended with an acrimonious divorce. EDD STRAW explains why

The story of Fernando Alonso and Ferrari started and ended in the Middle East. But, having marked his arrival with a bang with victory on his debut in Bahrain 2010, the Spaniard departed following a damp squib of a ninth place in last November's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, following a final stint in which he barely seemed to be trying - a fact betrayed by very uncharacteristic steering traces.

It was a sad way for Alonso to bid farewell to Maranello, ending a five-season innings of increasing frustration.

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