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Priestley: Alonso bribed mechanics with cash at McLaren in 2007!

Former McLaren mechanic Marc Priestley has revealed that Fernando Alonso gave envelopes of cash to crew members at McLaren in 2007 to gain their support during his massive battle that year with teammate Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton and Alonso have long made amends since the season they spent alongside each other at McLaren in 2007, when their relationship was marked by a fierce rivalry and a lot of friction. A two-time world champion who was used to being a top dog at Renault, his previous team, Alonso was forced to contend that year with a young rookie that was not only McLaren boss Ron Dennis' golden boy, but also a talent that was very much a match for the Spaniard. And things got personal...
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