‘Crashgate’ race-fixing scandal unfolds, Marina Bay 2008

One of the worst examples of cheating in sporting history was witnessed at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix. After practicing a spin on the warm-up lap, Nelsinho Piquet follows instructions by crashing on purpose shortly after Renault team-mate Fernando Alonso pits, handing the lead and eventual victory to the Spaniard. The Brazilian's post-race expression tells the story... Described by Ben Edwards.


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