Hamilton's rear wing too common of a sight for Alonso

The two-time defending F1 champ is playing second fiddle to a 22-year-old rookie. Lewis Hamilton isn't making it easy for McLaren-Mercedes teammate Fernando Alonso, writes John Oreovicz.

Updated: June 17, 2007, 6:31 PM ET
By John Oreovicz | Special to ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- Fernando Alonso certainly could have won the eighth United States Grand Prix run at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. He probably thinks he should have won it.

Instead, the two-time Formula One world champion crossed the famous IMS Yard of Bricks staring at the rear wing of the McLaren-Mercedes driven by his rookie teammate, Lewis Hamilton. It was the fourth time in seven races that McLaren No. 2 beat McLaren No. 1, and Hamilton now owns a 10-point lead over Alonso ...

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