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Could Vettels TV-pod footage solve Alonso mystery?

Written by Nicolai Hald

The italian La Gazzetta dello Sport claims, that the footage from Sebastian Vettels Ferrari TV-pod, could solve the mystery accident Fernando Alonso had, a few weeks ago in Barcelona.

Vettel said immediately after entering the pit, he didn’t saw the beginning of the crash, but only some strange last moments of the crash.

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La Gazzetta dello Sport claims to have seen the video from the Ferrari, and says the McLaren slows a bit down, and inexplicable crashes into the wall at still high speed. Bernie Ecclestone used exactly this word to describe the crash – inexplicable.

“It is as though he lost his senses for a moment, I don’t know if an electric shock was possible, but I think that if it was that, the engineers and doctors would be able to detect it. It certainly is a mystery..” Ecclestone said to La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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“It would be easier to believe if we had been told he (Alonso) blacked out or he had a bad breakfast, which can happen to anyone.

But something happened. The loss of consciousness was the cause, not the effect” Former FIA official, Joaquin Verdegay, told the magazine.

 

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Nicolai Hald

I'm the creator of Automotived. I'm currently studying communication at college in Denmark. I've been writing for several online car-magazines for the past 3 years now, and decided to launch my own instead.