Neither Aston Martin neither Fernando Alonso are satisfied with the excellent results they are reaping in the first races of the Formula 1 World Cup. The Spanish rider hasn’t gotten off the podium since he wore the British team’s green jumpsuit for the first time, but his ultimate goal is truly ambitious: fighting for his third world title. To achieve this, now begins a race between the teams that is as important as those that take place on the asphalt: see who evolves his car more and better.
“Now we enter a part of the season that is going to be very interesting: which team is developing the fastest car? The first three races have been out of Europe (Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Australia) and it was difficult to bring improvements to those places, but from now on we may see that the level of the teams changes a little race by race, depending on who introduces them, “he warns alonso.
The Spaniard knows that, after the initial trident of races that has put the pieces on the board, the first stoppage of the season, almost a month of engines off until the Azerbaijan Grand Prix Starting April 28, it’s time to work inside the factories. There are no vacations that count at the headquarters of Aston Martinranked second in the Constructors’ World Championship ahead of Mercedes and Ferrari.
“We did not plan to get on the podium, perhaps in the whole season, and in three races we have three”, celebrates alonso, who also highlights the growing importance of Saturdays on race weekends. “It seems that qualifying is quite important now because the race pace is very similar,” he highlights in statements collected by RacingNews365.com. All this, without ever losing “humility”, ends the two-time world champion.