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Alonso shines among Mercedes stars while Raikkonen fades

Starting from a season-best fourth place on the grid, Alonso finished fifth but not before managing to lead a race for the first time this year. 'I think that I can consider this to be my best race of the season, because finishing 18 seconds off the Mercedes in a race without a Safety Car or any particular incidents, is a good result,” he said. Alonso was the only non-Mercedes powered car in the top seven but pointed out that he was in no position to really challenge the lot ahead. 'I closed on (Felipe) Massa at the end and then when I got closer he pulled away,” he was quoted saying by Autosport. 'It was unbelievable the difference between the two cars. 'If (Mercedes) run with...
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