‘We’re counting on weekends the place Pink Bull have points’: Fernando Alonso insists he has NOT given up hope of taking the F1 world title from dominant Max Verstappen after second-place end on the Monaco Grand Prix
- Fernando Alonso has insisted he isn’t giving up hope of profitable the world title
- Max Verstappen claimed first place in Monaco, with Alonso coming second
- He additionally claimed Aston Martin had been counting on slip-ups from the Pink Bull workforce
The evergreen Spaniard, revitalised at Aston Martin, finished second to the Dutchman in Monaco, after which insisted his 51-point deficit doesn’t spell the top of his ambitions.
‘The championship is lengthy and we is not going to quit,’ mentioned Alonso. ‘The Pink Bull is untouchable, and even with nice outcomes we’re behind them.
‘However we didn’t have one of the best automobile at Ferrari in 2010 and we led the championship heading into the ultimate race in Abu Dhabi.
‘We’re counting on weekends the place Pink Bull have points. If Max has one or two of these, we will likely be somewhat bit nearer within the championship. That is motorsport and something can occur.’
Fernando Alonso claimed his fifth podium end this season on the Monaco Grand Prix
However he admits he nonetheless has hopes that his facet can wrestle the title off dominant Max Verstappen
Alonso additionally admitted that Aston Martin must ‘depend on weekends the place Pink Bull have points’
There was an opportunity he might need received yesterday however for the choice to stay on slicks because the rain began.
Subsequent lap, as circumstances worsened, he returned to the pits for intermediates.
Requested about what in hindsight was clearly an error, Alonso mentioned: ‘For me, it was clear that the lap we stopped was utterly dry so why would we placed on inters? Ninety 9 per cent of the monitor was dry.’