The Formula 1 He is experiencing moments of tension and intensity that he did not have in the championship for a long time thanks to the title fight between the seven-time champion Lewis hamilton and the dutch Max verstappen, today leader of the classification to eight points of difference with the British.
The experienced Spanish pilot, Fernando Alonso, showed with his gestures the moments that are being lived in Saudi Arabia, more precisely on the Jeddah Corniche Circuit track, where finally the Mercedes driver managed to keep the Pole ahead of Red Bull, which suffered an accident that killed his expectations of starting from first place Of the grill.
During the last qualifying day, the two-time champion of the Maximum appeared before the media to give his feelings prior to the start of the race but without losing sight of what was happening between the two candidates to the title.
It was all jokes and laughter. Alonso seemed more interested in following the lap Verstappen was doing from the monitor, in which he tried to overcome the time that Hamilton had set, than in answering about the impression that his car of Alphine left him for this event.
Finally, when he decided to start being serious and answering the first question, the transmission showed the exact moment of the accident, in which the Dutchman continued long into a corner without being able to brake in time, hitting the rear of his car against the retaining wall.
“It’s out”was heard as the Spaniard looked at the images with concern. “That was close”, he warned, referring to the fact that fortunately the impact was not so serious as to leave him out of competition, which would have made him practically say goodbye to the title in the absence of one more race on the calendar.
The official networks of Formula 1 shared the video in question that now travels the world: “Anyone else would have exactly the same reactions as Alonso in the final moments of the classification ”, they wrote next to the images.
Alonso, who will start from thirteenth position in the Saudi Arabian GP, explained in dialogue with DAZN that his vehicle “had a very strange behavior the rear, we have to investigate to see what has escaped us because it was difficult to drive the car, heading to Abu Dhabi to see if we know what it is.
“There are crazy races, I may not be comfortable in the race because the problem cannot be solved, but let’s see if we can make a good strategy and score points “, concluded the Asturian, about an event that could end with a champion if there were some factors.
It should be remembered that for Verstappen to be consecrated today must add 18 points more than the British.
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