Break, paddle, and another Friday disaster for Fernando Alonso


Fernando Alonso has lived in another episode bitter on your hard
season with McLaren. Had scarcely covered two curves when the Honda engine
the McLaren has broken so showy in the FP1. With the car dripping
oil is gushing
, the pilot spaniard has left the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
and has gone to play racquetball until minutes before the start of FP2. After the relevant
change of propeller, andl pilot spaniard has completed 21 laps in FP2, although
its pace has been far from optimal since most of these laps are
have been used to calibrate the new powertrain.

After the second practice session, Fernando Alonso explained to the press present in the Circuit in relation to its breakage of the engine: “has broken down the engine completely. I seized at the first corner. Blocked the back wheels“.

in this regard, the local rider added: “apparently we had a hole in the engine that caused the oil leak has been seen. We changed the engine for the second session, and are now analyzing it“.

the Result of this break, Fernando Alonso has dropped out of the circuit, leaving one of the pictures of the day: “I’ve gone to do a little sport because I am preparing everything possible for every Grand Prix, I have a few days between the Formula 1 and Indianapolis“.

“So any day and any opportunity it is very useful to be able to go to the gym or do some kind of sport. When I saw that I had two hours of free time I preferred to go to play paddle tennis to stay in the motorhome watching tv” recognized the wealthy.


we Had a hole in the engine that caused the oil leak

Asked about his work on the FP2, Fernando Alonso acknowledged that at least the laps that you have completed in the second free practice have been useful: “Yes, they are spins useful to be able to calibrate the engine. A new engine need a few batches to optimize and get the maximum potential“.

In this line remarked: “has helped Us to work in the regaljes the car and try several pieces that we had here. We alternated as we have been able to have two cars in the second session. We’re going to gather all the positive and expect tomorrow to be more peaceful“.

Despite what has been lived, Alonso was trying to be positive: “Hopefully tomorrow
let’s go a little more forward than in Bahrain and Russia. We lost time
useful on the track, because we would have liked to try many more things and have the
things more clear.

Would have been nice to do a long run, to understand a little bit
the tyres better and have a clearer strategy. I think you need to be
positive and thinking that tomorrow the car is at 100%. I hope that you’re better
in the previous Major Awards
” concluded the Spanish driver..