The Miami Grand Prix was another disappointment for Fernando Alonso in this season that begins to be increasingly fateful. After his correct debut in Bahrainthe Spanish driver has already chained four races without scoring and the last one after a particularly cruel ending, since he received two five-second penalties that took him out of the ‘Top 10’, one for causing a crash and the other for taking advantage by exceeding the limits the track.
In one of those controversial actions, incidentally a new enemy was won in the Formula 1: «Ferdinand It hit me in turn 1 and broke the rear of my car. I tried to do one more lap to see if I could continue, but I was taking too much damage and I couldn’t stay on track. I don’t really know what happened, I just know he hit me pretty hard from behind.”
— DAZN Spain (@DAZN_ES) May 8, 2022
so explained Pierre Gasley F’s onslaughtFernando Alonso that took him off the track and that caused the race management to announce the first five-second penalty for the Spaniard. The Frenchman in turn ended up causing the anger of another pilot, in this case lando norris. The incident with Alonso caused a puncture in one of the tires of the Alpha Taurusso he could not control the car while returning to the pits and collided with the McLaren from the British.
Ultimately, that was the incident that marked the race, as it caused the only safety car in an American race where more such problems had been predicted. In future races, starting with the Spanish Grand Prix in Montmeló, a new focus of interest will be to check if gasly you don’t have it saved Fernando Alonsowho acknowledged his share of guilt with sportsmanship and apologized to the Frenchman for what happened in Miami.