Alonso behaviour triggered Raikkonen signing believes Andretti 9 December, 2013 Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen Fernando Alonso's frustration during the 2013 season is what triggered Ferrari's push for Kimi Raikkonen, according to the Italian team's former driver Mario Andretti.
'In my opinion, Alonso became frustrated this season, and what he said offended Ferrari,' the 1978 world champion told the Spanish sports newspaper Marca.
Andretti is referring to the arguably disparaging comments made by the Spanish driver, after which Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo revealed he 'tweaked' Alonso's ear.
'Otherwise,' Andretti added, 'they never would have hired someone who could challenge...
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