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No Alonso opt-out clause

Marco Mattiacci, the Ferrari Team Principal, has denied that Fernando Alonso's contract with the Scuderia for next season contains a performance-related opt-out clause.Mattiacci, still settling into his new role as the figurehead of F1's most famous marque following the sudden ousting of Stefano Domenicali in April, announced to Sky F1 two weeks ago that both Alonso and, after a profoundly underwhelming first season back at Maranello, Kimi Raikkonen would be retained for 2015.Paddock gossipers immediately questioned the validity of Mattiacci's announcement, with Alonso's long-term contract with the Scuderia reputed to offer the Spaniard an escape clause based on the team's position –...
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