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Fernando Alonso’s Hungarian GP Performance Shows His Talent Is Wasted at Ferrari

Thirty-five years ago this month, Gilles Villeneuve and Rene Arnoux produced one of the greatest moments in Formula One history. During the French Grand Prix at Dijon, they fought an epic, all-out, wheel-to-wheel battle over the final laps of the race—for second place. In the words of Ricky Bobby's father, "If you ain't first, you're last," and rarely has a second-place finish been as celebrated as Villeneuve's. Last Sunday at the Hungaroring, though, Fernando Alonso put in an equally improbable second-place drive in a car that had previously finished as high as third only once. The importance of Alonso's race comes not from its drama—although the Hungarian Grand Prix had plenty of that—but from what it tells us about the ...

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