Ferrari must take blame for 2013 failures
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Ferrari must take blame for 2013 failures

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While Pirelli's enforced change of the tyres has influence the competitive order, Ferrari must take the blame for simply not producing a good enough car in 2013, as EDD STRAW investigates

After finishing second to Sebastian Vettel for the third consecutive race in the Singapore Grand Prix, Fernando Alonso offered a very simple explanation for falling out of contention for the drivers' championship

"We won in China, we won in Spain and then we seemed to lose a little bit of performance, especially when the 2012 Pirelli tyres came back," said Alonso. "That was probably our point in the championship. When they changed the tyres, we said bye-bye."

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Series Formula 1
Teams Ferrari
Author Edd Straw