The Spanish Fernando Alonso (Alpine), double Formula One world champion, declared, with a view to the Singapore Grand Prix, the seventeenth of the year, that his car "didn't go so well in Monza (Italy)" and he hopes that in this next try “regain level”.
«From the three races in a row in Europe we came out with 18 points, which we added in Spa (Francorchamps, in Belgium) and in Zandvoort (The Netherlands). We had two strong races there and the car was going very well. Unfortunately we had to retire the car in Italy, where we had hoped to complete our XNUMXth race in a row in points”, he commented.
“The car did not feel as good in Monza as in the previous two races, so we took a look at the matter to try to understand what happened,” said Alonso, who this Sunday will break the record for the most F1 races held, raising it to 350, after matching Finn Kimi Raikkonen's 349 two Sundays ago at the Lombard temple of speed.
"We hope to recover our usual level of competitiveness here in Singapore," commented the brilliant Asturian driver, who achieved two of his 32 victories in the premier class in this Grand Prix (in 2008 and 2010), which will be held at the Singapore street circuit. Marina Bay, of 5.063 metres, which is scheduled to take 61 laps on Sunday, to complete a route of 308,7 kilometres.
"Everyone in the team has been working hard on improving the package for this race so I'm really looking forward to seeing what it produces," Alonso said ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix.