Began tenth on the grid on Sunday
Fernando Alonso completed seventeenth within the Australian Grand Prix after struggling a hydraulics difficulty in Q3 on Saturday, inflicting him to begin Sunday’s race tenth on the grid.
The Alpine driver, who could not clarify what occurred in Melbourne, believes that he had dangerous luck in each of his final two races on Saudi Arabian and Australian soil.
“As soon as once more, I’m speechless,” stated Alonso.
“It was a great race, combating between sixth and seventh [position], which was the perfect consequence we might get, and once more, the primary security automotive got here out and regrouped everybody.
“It was too early to vary to the yellow ones [medium tire] after which one other one comes out and once more it was quickly, so no factors, no phrases.
“It was dangerous luck. In Saudi Arabia I used to be sixth simply earlier than the breakdown, and right here I used to be seventh and with [Max] Verstappen’s KO who is aware of if I might have even managed the rostrum.
“So after shedding sixth [position], a podium, it hurts, however you do not have to consider it anymore and simply take into consideration the following race. There are 20 left and we can have quite a lot of luck in a few of these 20.”