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Alonso

Shakespearean symbol of avarice. [Br. Lit.: The Tempest]
See: Greed
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FERNANDO Alonso is not tempted to quit Ferrari and join Red Bull, according to Flavio Briatore, the head of his management team.
Alonso and Ferrari concluded the final preseason test in Barcelona by posting the second quickest time at the track over the eight days in which it was used.
However, Alonso made a couple of comments in Sochi that hints his plans for 2015 and beyond.
Zetsche, meanwhile, claimed Alonso was "probably the best driver on the Formula One grid.
Alonso spent a spell in his teens in Meath town Kells with a group of Spanish students and dabbled in gaelic football while there.
Alonso has admitted he "never felt at home" with McLaren but denies they favoured team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton.
Pts: 1 Raikkonen 10; 2 Alonso 8; 3 Hamilton 6; 4 Nick Heidfeld 5.
Alonso has also endured a fractious battle with team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who is poised to take his world title after a stunning win in Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix.
A damning 15-page report from governing body FIA proved Alonso and test driver Pedro De la Rosa were in unauthorised possession of highly confidential Ferrari technical information.
Alonso has become unhappy with the team and McLaren chief Ron Dennis because he feels there is a clear favouritism towards Hamilton.
Alonso starts from 10th on the grid after a gearbox problem with his McLaren in Q3 denied the reigning double world champion from a crack at pole.