Alpine defends stable system in Canada

Alpine defends stable system in Canada

( – Alpine has defended the stable line between Esteban Ocon and Fernando Alonso at Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix, even though the Spaniard was furious that he was compared to his teammate over the weekend. A hundred times faster” and should still be behind Ocon.

Esteban Ocon had to help Fernando Alonso in Canada



However, Alonso was plagued by an engine problem which he claims caused a loss of a second on the straights. “So I had to take 1.1 or 1.2 seconds out of the corners to close the gap,” says the alpine pilot.

But because problems put him in danger of being overtaken on the straights by two Alfa Romeos from Valtteri Bottas and Guanyue Zhou, Alpine played the team game and cleverly used Ocan, which placed Alonso in the DRS window and gave him extra momentum. Of. Straight.

So it wasn’t difficult for Szafner to command the team: “I mean, we were fifth and sixth,” he says. “I’m generally in favor of letting them drive independently, but you have to remember that Fernando had a problem with his power unit. He had a leak which meant he didn’t have speed on the straights, Said the team owner.

“Esteban generously waited for him so we could have a DRS train. It was the right thing to do,” insists Szafner.

But: Ocon also had problems over the weekend, which are said to have hindered him compared to Alonso. Alpine doesn’t know what went wrong there: “We’ll see it, but in the race it looked better. It looked like Esteban was going to lose something in the corners, but we don’t know the reason.”

Ocon has had the upper hand over Alonso in seven of the nine races so far – minus two retirements by the Spaniard. The two-time world champion finished ahead of his teammate for the first time in Monaco. In qualifying doubles, however, it is 6:3 for the veteran (For perusal of all couple,

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