Alonso willing to take “extra risk” as Aston Martin closes on first F1 win

Alonso willing to take “extra risk” as Aston Martin closes on first F1 win
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Alonso willing to take “extra risk” as Aston Martin closes on first F1 win

In the Dutch GP, Fernando Alonso and Aston Martin had a strong performance, with Alonso finishing in second place and closely trailing Max Verstappen after the red flag restart. This was their most competitive race since Canada in June.

Alonso expressed optimism about their chances of winning a race soon, stating that they are getting closer. This was his seventh podium finish and third second place of the 2023 season.

Alonso acknowledged the outstanding performance of Max Verstappen and Red Bull and mentioned that they need an extra step in terms of performance, luck, and timing in order to win.

Aston Martin team principal Mike Krack commented that Alonso’s words served as motivation for the team, but emphasized the need for hard work to close the gap and achieve their goals.

Krack acknowledged the exceptional combination of Verstappen and the Red Bull car, recognizing their high level of performance. He stated that Aston Martin needs to stay humble and give their best, while also keeping an eye on the development of the competition over the next races.

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Source: Autosport.com

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