Why Alonso was left ‘speechless’ after the Australian GP

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Fernando Alonso misplaced floor because of the timing of a Security Automobile and Digital Security Automobile in Australia as he crossed the road exterior of the factors and a lap down.

					Why Alonso was left 'speechless' after the Australian GP

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Fernando Alonso says it’s “tough to clarify” how he has failed to attain factors on the final two races, given the aggressive tempo he displayed in each Saudi Arabia and Australia.

Alonso kicked off the 2022 season with a few factors in Bahrain and was set to attain a handful extra on the Jeddah Corniche Circuit earlier than an engine drawback ended his race early.

He bounced again on the revised Albert Park to threaten an upset in qualifying, just for additional technical points to strike and ship him helplessly into the limitations within the early phases of Q3.

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Having made regular progress from tenth on the grid with the Laborious tyres, Alonso was on target for a stable factors haul in Sunday’s race, just for his afternoon to come back undone by the timing of a Security Automobile and Digital Security Automobile.

“I believe we have been extraordinarily unfortunate with the Security Automobile,” lamented Alonso, having fallen down the order to seventeenth.

“We have been in search of P6 or P7, which was an amazing comeback, and with the Security Automobile everybody regroups, and our race was gone.

“[Under] the Digital Security Automobile, we pitted simply to alter tyres and clearly it was too early to complete the race on the yellows (Medium tyres), and we gambled on that. [But] I believe the killer was the primary Security Automobile.

“I am speechless, as a result of I believe we did a mega weekend in Saudi, and right here particularly, and we now have zero factors within the two races, which is tough to clarify.”

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Alonso was left to rue his “loopy” misfortune and went on to joke that the remaining 20 races ought to all go his approach.

He now sits 14th within the Drivers’ Championship, seven locations and 18 factors behind teammate Esteban Ocon, who completed seventh on Sunday, whereas Alpine maintain fifth place within the Constructors’ battle.

“, it is not assured that we’re quick on a weekend, and once we are quick, all the pieces [bad] occurred on our automotive, or on our facet, so that is loopy,” added Alonso.

“However yeah, we’re three rounds gone, [and we’ve been] tremendous unfortunate. I suppose on the subsequent 20 we’ll be tremendous fortunate, so let’s examine!”

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