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Fernando Alonso is leaving Formula 1 at the end of 2018, but he's not retiring from motorsport. Peter Windsor suggests Liberty Media should and possibly could have done more to keep one of the championship's biggest names from walking away.
Although Fernando Alonso might say that he made his decision to quit F1 "months ago", I'll bet my autographed copy of Jim Clark at the Wheel that he almost certainly made up his mind only when Renault told him they weren't interested.
In other words, the second-biggest name in F1 would be racing in 2019 if only some of the power-brokers had found the time to stop munching their lunches in dark-windowed motorhomes and for once done something useful.
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