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Join Date: Jan 2007
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Re: Will Mclaren prevent Alonso from winning?
Considering- whatever you think of the bloke- his whole ethos has always been about fairness, so NO! I don't think he'd betray himself to stoop to Alonso's level. Having said that, Ron is the boss, the MD, he doesn't touch the cars or influence the engineers, so you can't say nothing will happen. But the boys on Alonso's side of the garage will want to win no matter where he goes next year.
On top of that I'm sure the FIA and the whole world will be watching closely, and even if there is a genuine problem McLaren will be attacked for betraying their principles.
But most of all, it's impossible. You can't adjust any aspect of the car from the pits. Not only is it illegal, but the systems that were available years ago required a driver authorisation to effect the change to computer settings via the two way telemetry.
So in a nutshell, no, no remote race engine management.
However, it's harder to discount that Lewis will be given the prime strategy for each race, though I think McLaren will just soldier on personally.
Alonso and Dennis haven't been speaking since august and it hasn't seemed to affect results yet.
Six/twelve devils screaming
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