Winning the team-mate wars
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Winning the team-mate wars

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It's often said that in F1 the only fair comparison for a driver's performance is their team-mate. GARY ANDERSON takes a look at which teams have the best-matched line-ups, and which have a weak link

Formula 1 teams spend hundreds of thousands of pounds, or even millions, to find that extra tenth, or even few hundredths, of a second.

If you are spending that amount of money, it's essential that you have two drivers capable of performing. Some will argue that good or bad luck will influence the outcome, but seven race weekends is a good enough sample set to offer a reasonably accurate picture of relative performance.

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