En the last Grand Prix, held in Canada, Fernando Alonso’s car started on the front row of the grid in the race. A good Alpine weekend, leading up to Saturday, propelled this qualifying result. Although things did not go as expected on Sunday and finally both cars they were sixth and ninththe truth is that from Enstone they continue to trust in an improvement of the cars in the next appointments of the World Championship.
Fernando Alonso seems very eager for the weekend to start. In the previous one, he has assured to feel “excited to see how we go in the next races”.
During the last Grand Prix there was a fault in the Alpine that did not allow him to develop the race as he would have liked. “We have had reliability problems, but also incidents and inopportune safety cars. But there is more to come and we have seen that the potential is there.“, Explain.
“It seems like we’re consistently in the top ten and on a few occasions even a bit higher, especially over one lap. However, it seems like we’ve had a lot of bad luck so far in 2022“, He maintains about the performance of his car.
About Silverston, he points to the weather as a key piece to see how the whole weekend will unfold.
“Silverstone is a classic race on the calendar. I’ve had multiple podium finishes, pole positions and wins there. It’s a real racing circuit and often offers good action on the track.”
“It’s also often unpredictable with the meteorology. Sometimes there are very hot summer days and other times it rains a lot and the wind can be quite strong on the circuit. Whatever the weather, I’m sure it’ll be a weekend funny“, sentence.
A “reasonably large” update
The technical director of the team, Pat Fryconfirms in the preview of the Grand Prix that “they have been Working hard to produce and deliver in time for this race a reasonably large update package, which includes a new floor and a top-body”.
“It’s been a huge effort on the part of the team to get this update ready, so thanks to everyone involved for keeping up the intense plan to update the car so far this season,” he adds of the step forward they want to take at Silverston.
“In the first races of the season, the A522 was better in high speed corners with respect to the low speed ones, but the updates that we have brought have helped to balance it”, specifies Pat Fry on the evolution of his cars.
“The main unknown at Silverstone is the meteorologybut, rain or dry, we have the ability to be competitive,” he concludes.