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Alonso: It was a very productive last two laps!

Fernando Alonso was the unsung hero of a drama-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix, excelling during a stupendous two-lap sprint that decided the race in Baku. The 39-year-old veteran has been slow finding the old fire that makes him such a formidable race driver. The Alpine is not a good F1 car and putting it into Q3 on Saturday was already an achievement. Teammate Esteban Ocon failed to do so. From the start of Sunday's race, the images of Alonso being overtaken easily on the straight were frequent, shades of 'Formula 2 power' in the Alpine. But when Max Verstappen's Red Bull suffered a blowout, the red flag neutralised the race with the Spaniard tenth and opportunities beckoning. When the race...
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