This Hungarian Grand Prix leaves a bitter taste for Frenchman Esteban Ocon, although he finished in the points yesterday at the Hungaroring track.
Starting fifth on the grid, Esteban Ocon hoped to do better than ninth yesterday at the Hungaroring turnstile.
Unfortunately, Alpine’s decision to switch to the harder Pirelli compound for its second round didn’t work out.
“We can be happy to get points with our two cars todaysaid Ocon at the end of the Grand Prix competition yesterday. It’s always positive, even more so before the break. However, I don’t think we maximized our potential during the race, and we will have to discuss as a team what we can improve. »
“The one-step strategy was not easy to work today, but we managed to score, although I had to protect my possessions against Seb. [Vettel] in the last cycle. Overall, we go into the break maintaining our fourth place in the constructors’ championship, and we will be looking to increase our lead in a few weeks. »
“I am proud of the team and the high level of performance they have maintained over the last two months. We will aim to continue this upward trend when the season returns, after a well-deserved break. »
After four Grands Prix contested in five weeks, Formula 1 will now have a month-long break. The return of the championship is scheduled to take place at the end of August at the Spa-Francorchamps track, in Belgium.
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