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Fernando Alonso branded ‘dodgiest driver' after ex-mechanic reveals how he turned McLaren against Lewis Hamilton

Former McLaren mechanic, Marc Priestley, has revealed that Fernando Alonso used “tactics” to win over members of the team during the 2007 season. Alonso had just on two championships on the spin with Renault in 2005 and 2006, but he moved from Enstone to Woking to join Ron Dennis’ McLaren side. That door had opened after Kimi Raikkonen moved from the British side to Ferrari, and after the departure from Formula 1 of Juan Pablo Montoya, Alonso would be racing with a rookie team-mate. His name was Sir Lewis Hamilton. The then 21-year-old Briton had received funding from Dennis throughout his junior career due to the phenomenal talent he possessed. READ: Fernando Alonso insists there...
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