F1 Supremo Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the start of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)
Some – even Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo – believe pitting former undisputed ‘number 1′ Fernando Alonso against the team’s 2007 World Champion Kimi Raikkonen is a bold risk.
“But I have been here since the early 70s,” the Italian said recently, “and I know that risk is something you have to live with in Formula 1.”
Ecclestone, Formula 1′s chief executive, usually likes to see the sport’s top drivers spread across the most competitive teams.
But he thinks Alonso versus Raikkonen at Ferrari, Formula 1′s most famous team, will be “fun”.
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