Alonso loses podium at Saudi Arabian Grand Prix due to fine

Spanish pilot Alonso lost the podium at the Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia due to a fine

Aston Martin Spanish driver Fernando Alonso has lost his podium finish at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix after receiving what could have been his 100th F1 fine. RIA News.

The championship was held on a night city track in Jeddah. First up was Mexican Red Bull driver Sergio Pérez, followed by reigning F1 champion Max Verstappen in second, 5.355 seconds back.

Alonso finished third. He took the lead after the start, but served a five-second penalty in the pits for incorrectly positioning the car on the grid during the competition.

On lap 18, his teammate, Canadian Lance Stroll, retired. Also, the Thai pilot Alexander Albon did not finish the race.

In 2022, Dutch Red Bull driver Max Verstappen became Formula 1 World Champion for the second time in a row. On October 9, Verstappen won the Japanese Grand Prix and won the championship ahead of schedule. His first title was won at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, where he was ahead of Mercedes representative Lewis Hamilton. Before the race they had the same number of points.

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