How Alonso pulverised Vandoorne

How Alonso pulverised Vandoorne

Fernando Alonso heads out of the Formula 1 exit door after finishing 11th in the drivers' championship in 2018. That might seem low-key, but the way he drove - obliterating his McLaren team-mate Stoffel Vandoorne in the process - was as brilliant as ever, argues EDD STRAW

Fernando Alonso bid goodbye to Formula 1, very possibly for good, with a whimper. Eleventh in the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

This was the consequence of one of the weakest McLaren chassis we have ever seen, but it was clear his heart wasn't entirely in it during those final few races.

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