At the last Austrian Formula 1 Grand Prix, Fernando Alonso He secured a valuable fifth place which allows him to continue closing in on Checo Pérez in the battle for second place in the Drivers’ Championship. However, the Spaniard is hoping to claim his 33rd class win as soon as possible.
for this reason, Fernando Alonso Getting ready for the next day on the calendar: Silverstone. in the UK, Spanish He will seek to defeat Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen for a new Formula 1 victory in this way, something he has been denied for more than ten years even though it was already close this season.
One of the advantages of being an Aston Martin driver is that the weather forecast shows changeable weather on the weekend. More specifically, in the qualifying session, rain is expected, a situation that can benefit from it Fernando Alonso Since under this climate all single seats are paired.
On the other hand, on Sunday, the time of the race, the probability of rain is barely 30 percent, although some time before that there will be heavy rain, so the track will be very wet, which may cause different strategies on the part of the teams and drivers As it happened at the race weekend in Austria.
Alonso and Aston Martin
On the other hand, after racing in Austria, Fernando Alonso He analyzed his car’s performance: “I think between the track characteristics and the updates made by Ferrari and McLaren we may have lost some rhythm. It’s up to us to understand why we struggle more on certain circuits than others.
finally, Astro Pilot He explained that the fact that the cars of Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc were faster in Austria was no coincidence: “Ferrari was very fast in Bahrain, they were on the podium until Leclerc had a problem with the battery. In Jeddah they qualified on the front row and then got a penalty for 10th. And from there they had problems in free training or in the playoffs.