Fernando Alonso’s home race will not go as well as the Spaniard would like at the moment. In front of his home crowd, he only took a disappointing 17th place and now he’s also got a new power supply in his car, which means he starts from the back in Barcelona.
The veteran Spaniard has yet to be so lucky this season. Alonso and his Alps face bad luck. He was not able to score a single point in Australia due to retirement, while he himself has indicated that he is fast enough to fight for first place. The weather was not good in Imola either. The Oviedo man got in touch with Haas driver Mick Schumacher early on, damaging his alpine side to the point that his race ended after a few laps.
It’s okay yet
The weather in Miami was also not as planned for Alonso. He finally seemed to score again, but was awarded a five-second penalty after that, which eventually left him out on points in points. In good spirits, Alonso left for his homeland to race in Barcelona, but things got worse again in qualifying. Alonso flew in Q1 after he got stuck in traffic and couldn’t get into a good lap.
new power source
Partly because of the already poor starting position, Alpine took the opportunity to install the fourth (!) engine of the season on the Alonso’s car, which means that he is over the limit and therefore has to start from the rear. It’s not the desired scenario in his home race. Now he can try from last place to take points again.
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