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Alpine: Sandwich wrapper got stuck in Alonso´s brake duct

Fernando Alonso‘s Renault-owned Alpine team have blamed a discarded sandwich wrapper for wrecking the double world champion's Formula 1 comeback race in Bahrain on Sunday. The Spaniard retired from his first race since 2018 after the car's rear brakes overheated. 'After the second stop, a sandwich wrap paper got stuck inside the rear brake duct of Fernando´s car, which led to high temperatures and caused some damage to the brake system,' said team executive director Marcin Budkowski. 'So we retired him for safety reasons.' Alonso had qualified ninth for the race at Sakhir but retired on lap 32. 'The start was fun, we gained some places and I had some enjoyable battles with old...
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