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Briatore on Alonso: ‘The only bullsh*t was with McLaren'

Fernando Alonso's ex-Formula 1 boss, Flavio Briatore, has said he has regrets about the Spaniard's career – but his first move to McLaren was just 'bullsh*t'. Alonso arrived at McLaren in 2007 on top of the world after winning back-to-back World Championship titles with Renault in 2005 and 2006. But the move and the relationship quickly turned sour with his new team as a power struggle and politics took centre stage with his then rookie team-mate Lewis Hamilton. Tensions boiled all the way over with the explosion of the Spygate scandal, which resulted in McLaren being excluded from the World Championship and receiving a record fine for being in possession of confidential information...
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