Fernando Alonso he couldn’t show the pace he was hoping for. The Spaniard had finished in fourth place in this Friday’s practice session. In addition, Alonso was far superior to his teammate, Esteban Ocon, that although it had good times, it did not equal those of Alonso. In qualifying, the Spaniard could only be ninth, somewhat behind what was expected in the team: “It will be expensive”.
Before arriving at the circuit Paul ricardAlonso assured that it was time to show that the French team was at the height of the best. Far from being up, the two-time champion was not in positions to fight for the podium and after qualifying he showed his frustration, ensuring that he will have to fight to score points in the race this Sunday.
Alonso assured that he does not feel comfortable with the softer tires and that is why he cannot find the results in qualifying. Normally or in past races, red is the one that costs me the most, which also coincides that you use it on Saturdays. The red tire was the one to avoid in the race, ”the Asturian, Spain rider said in frustration.
On the other hand, Alonso added that he will seek to battle for the points area, although he is not close to the podium. “I think it will be tight tomorrow, we have bad customers around with Ferrari, Mclaren and the people who leave behind with new tires, so the points will be expensive, I don’t think it will be a race with many points, but we will try to be there and take advantage of any opportunity, “he said.
Ocon-Alonso in the championship
Alonso will seek to score points, since he did not achieve great results in the first part of the season. The pilot of Alpine he is in 11th place in the championship, with only 13 points, while his teammate, Esteban Ocon, is one place behind him. The Frenchman is 12th with 12 points and tomorrow he will start 11th on the grid.
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