The heat’s increasing between Horner and Wolff – and so is the entertainment factor. Everyone loves a feud, especially during one of F1’s great title battles – and email exchanges. Wolff to race director Michael Masi: “Michael we have sent you an email.” Masi: “Toto, I don’t access my emails during the race.” Instantly iconic.
At Silverstone, and then even more so at Hungary, newly 40’d Alonso put on one of the great defensive F1 displays. Making his Enstone car wider than a Northamptonshire combine harvester is the kind of chutzpah people love the Spaniard for.