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Briatore: ‘Rottweiler' Alonso was a match for Schumacher

Former Benetton and Renault team boss Flavio Briatore believes Michael Schumacher and Fernando Alonso were on a par with each other. Schumacher, a seven-time World Champion, claimed his first two titles under the guidance of Briatore at Benetton in 1994 and 1995. Briatore then repeated that achievement in 2005 and 2006 by taking Fernando Alonso to back-to-back titles as part of Renault, ending Schumacher's five-year dominance of the series. And even though those were the only two World Championships of Alonso's career, Briatore believes the Spaniard was on the same level as Schumacher. 'Who is better, Messi or Ronaldo? I don't know,' was Briatore's reply on the Beyond the Grid podcast when...
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