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Alfa Romeo confirm Giovinazzi ignored team orders

Alfa Romeo have confirmed that Antonio Giovinazzi did blatantly ignore a team order in the Turkish GP with Xevi Pujolar saying it was 'not ideal'. Following the Turkish Grand Prix, Sky Sports revealed a team radio snippet suggesting that Giovinazzi went against Alfa Romeo team orders during the race. According to Ted Kravitz, 'Antonio was told' to let Kimi Raikkonen through as he was over a second per lap faster. Giovinazzi refused to. Pujolar, Alfa's head of trackside engineering, had confirmed the report. 'We asked to swap positions but then at this point also Antonio was starting to pick up the pace and he himself decided that he wanted to stay ahead,' Pujolar said. 'And maybe that...
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