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Red Bull: "Deal with Alonso fell through after secret meeting in Madrid"

The alleged contract negotiations between Fernando Alonso and Red Bull Racing were one of the most confusing and controversial topics of the last Formula 1 season. According to Motorsport-Total, a secret meeting was set up in Madrid in the autumn of 2007 between the Red Bull representatives and Luis Garcia Abad, Alonso's manager. During that year, the Spaniard had his hands full with his rookie teammate Lewis Hamilton. The driver from Oviedo also leaked the so-called 'Spygate' to the media, which showed McLaren obtained a gigantic document from Ferrari through an outsider. By doing that, Alonso didn't exactly make friends with then McLaren team principal Ron Dennis. The two-time champion...
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