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The real reason Alonso has lost hope in F1

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The real reason Alonso has lost hope in F1
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Sep 5, 2018, 11:30 AM

F1's predictability is in the spotlight following Fernando Alonso's decision to walk away. By crunching the numbers, we discover that it's not purely how predictable things have become that is the problem.

Fernando Alonso made it very clear that the predictability of Formula 1 has played a big part in his decision to step away from grand prix racing in 2019.

It sounds like a reasonable claim, even if it's clear the overriding factor is that he doesn't want to waste his time messing about in the F1 midfield and, as he has hinted, he would stay on were he to have a title-contending car. But has F1 really become that predictable?

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Drivers Fernando Alonso Shop Now
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Author Edd Straw