Fernando Alonso He arrived at Silverstone with a string of points in Spain, Monaco, Azerbaijan and Canada. The alpine rider is more confident than ever and is ready to take advantage of whatever troubles the higher places encounter. However, due to the weather in the first practices in Great Britain, they did not have much time to test the new improvements to the car.
Alpine is one of the teams that has done the most modifications to its car for the British Grand Prix. A522 from Fernando Alonso It made it to the 10th Grand Prix of the season with an impressive set of updates, among them the new bridges that stand out. Although there is little time on the track in training, astrological pilot He confirmed that it was enough.
“It was very difficult for everyone today after FP1 in the rain, which clearly limited any meaningful testing. We only had FP2 to complete our programbut I think that was enough to get some feedback on our new package for Silverstone.” Fernando Alonso to the current media.
In any case, twice world champion He revealed that he would have loved more track time. It is worth noting that due to rain in FP1 he failed to set the time, but in the second session he finished sixth on 19 laps, 0.753 behind leader Carlos Sainz.
“We’d like to spend more time on the track, but it’s the same for everyone! We’ll have to do some extra work tonight To get as much ready as possible for the FP3 Championship and qualify for tomorrow.”
The improvements that Alpine has seen since several major races are getting people talking. The good performance of a team in the middle of the net upsets the best sites and Great Britain is no exception. For the UK Grand Prix, Alpine brings new side legs and new flooring, which will balance the A522’s performance in high and low speed corners.
“It was exciting to see those new parts on the car today. In terms of our time on the track today, in FP2 we were able to run a bit more, so we have enough data to do some assessments in the day. Tomorrow,” Fernando admitted.
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