The Spanish Fernando Alonso (Alpine), which marked this Friday the seventh time in free practice day for the Hungarian Grand Prix, the eleventh of the Formula One World Championship, declared at the Hungaroring that they are “getting closer”, so he considers that “it was a good day”.
“It was a good day. Obviously, the Hungaroring is a very different type of circuit than Silverstone (England, home to the British Grand Prix two Sundays ago); and you really need to adapt to these slow speed corners and the diversity of action that there are along a lap “, explained the Asturian double world champion (2005 and 2006, with Renault, as his current team was called).
“We tested a number of things in the car, some of which were thinking about these high temperatures in Budapest,” he commented. Alonso – who turned 40 on Thursday– at the circuit where, in 2003, he achieved the first of his 32 victories in the Formula One.
“We don’t have a perfect balance yet, so we will have to work a lot tonight. But we are getting closer, so in general it has been a productive day, “said the Alpine from Oviedo this Friday after free practice for him. Hungarian Grand Prix.