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Alonso 'a little bit quicker' than Raikkonen, reveals radio message

Fernando Alonso played down an emerging controversy at the Spanish Grand Prix which suggested that Ferrari favoured the Spaniard in the race over his teammate Kimi Raikkonen but a radio message suggests otherwise. Alonso was trailing Raikkonen in the race in the first stint unable to get past the Finn, forcing the team to call the home hero in for a pit stop in an attempt to undercut his teammate. Raikkonen was furious with the decision, as it's a norm that the leading driver within a team that gets preference in strategy calls. Alonso, however, defended the tactic stating that not only was he struggling immensely with his tyres but that he was also covering Red Bull driver Sebastian...
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