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The F1 great who couldn't catch a break - part two: secrets and lies

The second part of our series on the key moments of Fernando Alonso's career reveals new secrets about the tempestuous events that ended his first spell at McLaren. The 2007 Hungarian Grand Prix has gone down in Formula 1 folklore. Fernando Alonso took pole after holding up McLaren team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the pits so he could not get out for a final qualifying lap. The following morning, before the race, Alonso and McLaren team boss Ron Dennis had a huge row. Alonso threatened to reveal potentially incriminating emails to do with the 'spy-gate' case. Dennis phoned FIA president Max Mosley to tell him what Alonso had said. That led to a second 'spy-gate' hearing, which re-analysed the...
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