GP Singapore: Fernando Alonso, “happy” to be entered in Q3


After three classifications consecutive finish among the ten first, Fernando Alonso managed access to the Q3 for the sixth time this season. The pilot of McLaren he was a good qualifying session, and a excellent lap in Q2, combined with a timely double-yellow flag for an accident Romain Grosjean, we sought access to the final round.

In this last session, Alonso improved on a tenth of his time from Q2 to register a 1:44.553 you left in ninth place, within two seconds of the pole position of Rosberg, but 29 thousandths ahead of Force India Nico H├╝lkenberg, and less than a tenth of the seventh position Daniil Kvyat in his Toro Rosso.

After the classification, the pilot spaniard is satisfied with its starting position, both to get out among the first 10 in an urban circuit, as for doing it in the clean area, a determining factor in Singapore:

“it Has been a good sabbath, having entered into the Q3. We knew that was going to be difficult, in fact Jenson was unable to do so, and we’ve done it to the limit. There we fought for the eighth, ninth or tenth because the former are unattainable, and finally we will depart for the clean part, so to see if we can make a better start and score good points.”

“In this circuit is worth going out eighth, or ninth grade to eleventh, because it’s hard to overtake and, even if you come out with new rubbers, you can’t get to their full potential, so I’m happy to get into Q3 even though you can’t use the best tires”.

with Respect to the race tomorrow, Alonso expected the unpredictable Singapore play to their favor in order to score, emphasizing the possible emergence of a Safety Car, something that has happened in the 8 Formula 1 races contested in Marina Bay.

“we’re Not fighting for the title, so that the more you spend in the race, the more fun it will be, and the more you can win, but before that we need to focus on studying a good strategy that will allow us to advance any position on the stops and exits. is Going to be a tough race, you need to always be there for you when you arrive car security or something that can always happen in Singapore, and be ready to catch those opportunities”.