Fernando Alonso and Aston Martin they can no longer hide. He AMR23 It is an authentic single-seater in capital letters and with all of the law. And this was demonstrated in the race classification. In addition, they also had that point of luck necessary to be on top. The Asturian will start second behind Checo Perez after what Max Verstappen suffered an engine problem Q2 and will fight for the long-awaited 33rd victory of his career, which seems to be getting closer.
And it is that Fernando Alonso will fight face to face with Checo Perez for the victory. The Mexican once again demonstrated that the Red Bull He is still in another galaxy, while the other teams fight each other to try to get closer to them. Always without forgetting Max Verstappen who, despite suffering an engine problem and starting fifteenth, will reach the top positions and will also have his last word in the second race of the season.
Own AlonsoAfter qualifying, he was in charge of lowering the extremely high expectations that are being created around his car and the long-awaited victory number 33. «Max will arrive at some point in the race. There is no doubt that he will reach the podium and as I said, this is not our goal (victory) ». Because the Asturian did not avoid talking about it either. Victory is not the goal and so he confessed at a press conference after a talk with Mike Krack, Lance Stroll and the team leaders: “At the beginning of the season we met, we set the objectives and that was not to fight with Red Bull for victory.”
Nevertheless, Mike Crack, head of the team, was somewhat more ambitious than his driver for this Sunday’s race: «It is not impossible to fight for victory because we started on the front row and next to ‘pole’. We have to look forward, not back.”
very tight race
already advanced it Fernando Alonso after getting second position: “I expect a very tight race.” And so it will be. The qualifying times show it. The new season has come to bring a show. And hey, they have. Equality is maximum and from Checo Perez until Pierre Gaslytenth classified, there is only a difference of one second.
A race dominated by the Red Bull of Checo Perez, but we already know how he spends them Alonso In race. His car and his desire to win (10 years later) are the main arguments for Spanish motorsports to celebrate again. This March 19 can be a before and after in Formula 1. Fernando Alonso Diazon Father’s Day in Spain and as he is considered by his fans on social networks, he can achieve the long-awaited victory number 33 in his history.
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