Fernando Alonso ingratiated himself further with the tifosi by winning first time out for Ferrari at the Italian Grand Prix, but the Spaniard was made to work for his spoils by the McLaren of reigning world champion Jenson Button.
Fernando Alonso gave the tifosi the result it wanted in qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix, heading up a Ferrari 1-3 as title rival Red Bull Racing missed the front row for the first time all season.
He’s won in rallying, he’s won in GTs, he’s won in the Race of Champions and at Pikes Peak, now Sébastien Loeb is a winner in World Touring Cars, taking the new Citroen C Elysée to a debut win in the FIA’s global tin-top series.
Formula Mercedes put on a pretty good show on Saturday afternoon in what must surely now rank as the strangest venue at which F1 cars have ever performed. Nico Rosberg — annihilated a week ago — managed to throw the pressure right back at teammate Lewis Hamilton and will start tomorrow’s Bahrain GP on pole, […]