Mercedes F1 rivals always lose says Alonso

Formula 1 is perhaps the most unfair sport on earth, according to two-time champion Fernando Alonso. “I mean, I think we were all surprised that a driver has 25 penalty places on the grid in one weekend and still wins the race,” Alonso added. “As a driver, it’s like playing basketball and there’s one basket for you and one for the others. They (Mercedes) score their points with a bigger basket and you have to score yours with a smaller one,” Alonso said. “But I just imagine young children watching this sport and seeing one car pass two others in the straight line. “We are all as committed to the sport,” Alonso continued, referring to the drivers.

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