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Briatore: Alonso 'the Rottweiler' on a par with Schumacher

Former Benetton and Renault team boss Flavio Briatore believes Fernando Alonso was very much Michael Schumacher's equal despite the latter's superior achievements in F1. Briatore guided Schumacher to two world championship titles, in 1994 and 1995 with Benetton, the flamboyant Italian repeating the feat with protégé Alonso at Renault in 2005 and 2006. Alonso is perceived as having under-achieved during his seventeen years in Formula 1, securing two world crowns but potentially missing out on more top honours because of poor career choices, a deficit for which Briatiore should perhaps also be held part responsible, having always acted as the Spaniard's prime manager. Alonso/Hamilton...
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