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'Drop in power' costs Alonso in qualifying

> April 5th, 2014 (F1Plus / Chris Cameron-Dow) - Ferrari's Fernando Alonso qualified a surprisingly lowly 10th for the Bahrain Grand Prix, apparently due to a loss in power in Q3. His team-mate, Kimi Raikkonen, had no such problems and set the sixth fastest time of the session. Each driver moves up one place on the grid due to Daniel Ricciardo's grid penalty. Over the past few seasons, it has become almost normal for Fernando Alonso to be higher up the grid than expected - he just seems to have an ability to deliver quality qualifying laps when they are most needed. So it was quite surprising to see him six tenths of a second slower than his own team-mate in Q3. The reason, as confirmed...
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