How Alpine conquered F1 2021's battle of the 'A-team' midfielders
Heading into 2021, it was clear that there was going to be little to choose between the three ‘A’ teams: Aston Martin, AlphaTauri and Alpine. Despite not having the best car, it was the French outfit that prevailed with its well-balanced driver pairing making up the shortfall
In a season when the COVID-triggered homologation rules helped to keep things close, it was clear that there was going to be little to choose between the three 'A' teams: Aston Martin, AlphaTauri and Alpine. And whereas the battles further up the order came down to car and engine characteristics, plus a little bit of development, the fight between this trio was decided by a wider multitude of factors that left things unpredictable to the end.
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