Early shower for Fernando Alonso
Ferrari need to be faster off the track as well as on it, Fernando Alonso said on Saturday after the team reacted slowly to changing weather conditions in British Grand Prix qualifying and paid the price.
The Spaniard qualified a distant 19th, with team mate Kimi Raikkonen 20th of 22 drivers, after the Italian team made a series of wrong calls on tyre selection on a wet and gusty afternoon.
Alonso will move up to 17th and Raikkonen 19th after penalties are applied to other drivers.
It was the first time since 2010 that Alonso had failed to make it through the first phase of qualifying that normally separates the tail-enders from the rest.
Both the Williams...
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