Fernando Alonso had a great Friday. In both free practice sessions he was one of the best, finishing fourth in the second session. After some adverse results in the last races on urban circuits, the Asturian looks confident ahead of the French Grand Prix: “We have to comply«.
The two-time World Champion had shown very favorable signs of adaptation in the last race in Azerbaijan. The red flag starring Max verstappen at the end of the race it gave him a new opportunity to score points, but the real result was not that. Had the race continued, he would have finished outside the top ten for the race.
However, the arrival of the local Grand Prix for Alpine It gives hope for the Asturian, who will seek his first podium of the season. “We need to investigate the problems we had in Monaco Y Baku. It is a challenge for us, but we are in France, with a French team and it’s time to meet here in Paul ricard”, Alonso warned, as confirmed by the Spanish media Soymotor.com
On the other hand, he assured that the last races were not the expected ones since they were looking for another result to be in the points zone. “I want to get back in the car. We return to a normal circuit. Maybe in the last two races we took a step back, but here we have a good chance to get back to that level. The middle zone is very close, we will see what we can do ”.
Ocon in 2022
Finally, Alonso made it clear that he sees very positive that Alpine has confirmed Esteban Ocon for next season, with whom he has a great relationship. “Esteban’s renewal is great news for him, and also for the team, as they make sure they have a young talent in their ranks. It is in a good moment of form and its continuity is good for us in the face of 2022 and the new regulations ”, declared ‘El Nano’.
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