#F1 Features: Fernando Alonso – Saint or Villain?


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Editors note: This article was submitted as an OTD however, after reviewing it, it was felt that it warrants to be moved to a feature article.

On 5th August 2007 . . . Lewis Hamilton takes his third win and 10th podium finish of his debut season at the Hungarian Grand Prix. McLaren team-mate Fernando Alonso finished second and the Ferrari of Kimi Raikkonen completed the top three – interesting that the same three drivers are still at the top of the heap along with, of course, newcomer, Vettel.

However there was controversy during qualifying when Alonso deliberately waited in the pit box to prevent Hamilton from changing his tyres and completing his final flying lap in Q3, denying him the chance to take pole position. But Hamilton had the last laugh as Alonso was given a five-place grid penalty, handing pole to…

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