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Giovinazzi defiance of Alfa team order 'not ideal'

Antonio Giovinazzi's decision to blatantly ignore a team order in the Turkish Grand Prix was "not ideal" and may have cost the Swiss outfit a pair of  top-ten finishes at Istanbul Park. . Giovinazzi was running just outside the points in the closing stages of last Sunday's the race when he was asked to swap positions with his faster teammate, Kimi Raikkonen. But the Italian, who is fighting to retain his seat with Alfa Romeo for 2022, chose to ignore the call and "pick up the pace" instead. "We asked to swap positions but then at this point also Antonio was starting to pick up the pace and he himself decided that he wanted to stay ahead," explained Xevi...
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