Why Alonso didn't risk late Verstappen lunge for win

Why Alonso didn't risk late Verstappen lunge for win
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Fernando Alonso has joked that he opted against making a late lunge on Max Verstappen in the closing stages of the F1 Dutch Grand Prix so that he

The two-time world champion, Alonso, made a stunning comeback by finishing in second place at the rain-affected, red-flagged Dutch Grand Prix, marking his return to the podium after five races. Despite considering a potential move on Verstappen’s Red Bull during the rolling restart, he ultimately settled for second place to ensure he stayed on the circuit. Alonso expressed his excitement for being able to experience a Zandvoort podium, as he didn’t expect this opportunity due to his previous circumstances. The race started off strong for Alonso as he climbed from fifth to third before the red flag was flown. He then moved up to second when Sergio Perez spun out in the gravel. In the challenging wet conditions, Alonso found the car to be competitive and easy to drive, expressing his trust in it. He concluded the race with confidence, telling his team that they are getting closer to winning a race soon.

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