Alonso: I have a very strong opponent in the team and I am very happy about that 17 March, 2014 Fernando Alonso insists he is very happy to have a strong opponent in Kimi Raikkonen to fight against at Ferrari this year, and in fact relishes the prospect.
Some believe the Spaniard cannot possibly have supported the team's decision to replace the subordinate Felipe Massa with the former Ferrari champion Kimi Raikkonen.
But Alonso insists Massa was no pushover.
'Sometimes he was even faster than Michael Schumacher when they were together,' he told the Welt am Sonntag newspaper. 'But my four years were fantastic with Felipe, so I expect nothing other than my coming years with Kimi to be...
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