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Tsunoda "emotional" after copying hero Alonso on way to points-scoring debut

Will Gray Sunday 28 march 2021 20:30 - Updated: 20:36 Japanese rookie Yuki Tsunoda revealed he spent time learning from Fernando Alonso while running behind the two-time Formula 1 champion in the Bahrain Grand Prix before making a move en route to scoring points on his debut. Tsunoda’s father was a huge Alonso fan when his son was growing up and when he found himself behind the Spaniard in the race he took full advantage to brush up on his skills. Article continues under video The 20-year-old finished ninth, becoming the first debutant to score points since Stoffel Vandoorne in 2016 and the first Japanese driver to score points since Kamui Kobayashi in 2012. “I'm really happy for the...
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