Fernando Alonso will compete in the 350th F1 Grand Prix this weekend at Monza, achieving another record at the same time.
Fit and ready to fight at Monza, Fernando Alonso will look to complete the record this weekend with another top performance in Italy.
“It was a great race for us in Zandvoort, in front of amazing fanssays the Alpine driver. We had a tough Saturday, we missed Q3 because of traffic. But the car had a good pace in the race and we were able to get a lot of positions. »
“We were in that position until the safety car entered the track and the competitors around us put on new tyres. It was a fight to the end, and we eventually inherited sixth place after the penalty imposed on Ferrari. It was a very intense race, which was like a big qualifying session in the end! , I got my tenth consecutive points and we will try to follow up in Monza this weekend. »
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Starting this Sunday, the one-time Formula 1 world champion will match Kimi Räikkönen’s record for most Grands Prix contested, which will culminate in 350 events.
“It’s a great achievement and obviously to be able to hold onto Kimi’s record for most starts in Formula 1 on Sunday.says Alonso. Honestly, I try not to think too much about the record and stay focused on the race. »
“Undoubtedly, it is a great achievement, which will make me proud and happy when I look in the rearview mirror. But as long as I’m alive, I don’t stop thinking about it. I want to enjoy and maximize every race weekend. »