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Ecclestone backs Ferrari's fun driver pairing

Bernie Ecclestone has backed Ferrari's controversial new driver pairing. Some - even Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo - believe pitting former undisputed 'number 1' Fernando Alonso against the team's 2007 world champion Kimi Raikkonen is a bold risk. "But I have been here since the early 70s," the Italian said recently, "and I know that risk is something you have to live with in formula one." Ecclestone, F1's chief executive, usually likes to see the sport's top drivers spread across the most competitive teams. But he thinks Alonso versus Raikkonen at Ferrari, F1's most famous team, will be "fun". "I thought Ferrari would win the title in 2013,"...
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