Fernando Alonso will start from fourteenth position in the Austrian Grand Prix after an unfortunate qualification for the driver of Alpine, who ran into a Sebastian Vettel that blocked him in the last corner and ruined his time at the Red Bull Ring: «We have gone from starting fifth or sixth to starting fourteenth, I think the weekend is over for us», Assured Alonso at the conclusion of the classification.
Monumental anger of Fernando Alonso. The incident with Sebastian Vettel lit the Spaniard, whose face at the end of the clock showed his frustration: “I think it doesn’t matter now what happens to them. They will sanction them, but if we start fifth or sixth in the Grand Prix, we will do so from fourteenth position. It was our best car of the year in a classification. I think I could have been fifth or sixth in Q3, ”he said.
«From going fifth or sixth to coming out fourteenth… Many points have escaped because here it is very difficult to come back. I guess the weekend is over for us … What happens to others is not important, the most serious consequences are for us, « he said on the microphones of DAZN.
Finally, Fernando Alonso spoke of his frustration after the episode with Vettel, which ruined his time in the last lap of the last attempt of Q2: «You have another weekend and you may not care so much, but just this weekend. week… Also, we had made the tire selection very based on Saturday and not Sunday, so it will be a race to forget because of a curve. It’s very frustrating…».