Fernando Alonso as a fury with the attitude of Alpine on the radio

Taking advantage of the failures of Leclerc and Hamilton, the Spaniard managed to prove himself the best

The Belgian Grand Prix of Formula 1 ended with Fernando Alonso in fifth position, but with radio tension due to the information received. Although it is true that at first glance the result may not seem like much after starting the race in third position, the truth is that it could hardly have been better.

Fernando Alonso crosses the finish line at 73 seconds of the winner of the test, with the fourth classified, George Russellat 34 seconds, evidencing that this was the limit that the Alpine beyond the problem of the first lap and taking advantage of the failures of Leclerc Y hamilton.

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Alonso was fifth in Belgium in a race that had quite a few controversies

Communication between Alpine and Fernando Alonso by radio becomes more difficult

A positive result that comes just after the confirmation of Alonso’s departure to Aston Martin which has caught the Alpine team off guard, raising doubts about what the relationship between team and driver would be like after this event. During the weekend, both parties made an effort to show normality.

However, in the race, perhaps the treatment was not the best possible, leaving several radio communications that show the driver’s discomfort with the information received. In the final stretch of it, when his engineer incessantly repeats how much Esteban Ocon is cutting him, the Spaniard explodes.

For just two seconds the Asturian pilot managed to beat Ocon

He even tells him that if he wants me to let him pass, he should tell him openly. That is when Alonso complains, because at various times he asked about the objective and the threats, and did not receive a clear answer from the team, finally finding that he had Esteban Ocon behind him and cutting him off.

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Similarly, the race had a happy ending for the Spaniard, who beat Esteban at the finish line by just two seconds after a remarkable comeback by the Frenchman, later gaining a position due to the aforementioned penalty. This also makes Alonso gain positions in the general classification of drivers.

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