News Details

Alonso laments early penalty

Fernando Alonso believes his hopes of challenging for a podium at Spa went up in smoke before the race even started. Having qualified P4 for the Belgian GP on Saturday, Alonso would have fancied his chances of finishing in the top three on Sunday, but things didn't go according to plan. His mechanics discovered his F14T had a battery problem and it meant they were still working on the car when the 11-second signal to leave the grid was given. "We had a problem with the electricity of the car, the power of the car, so I think we had to replace some kind of battery at the last minute because we could not fire the car - it was just stopped, with everything off," the Spaniard said....
Full Story »
1y ago from PlanetF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Alonso: Podium chance wasted by start issue

Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso says his chance of...
1y ago from F1Zone.net

Alonso eyes podium at Spa

Sutton Images Enlarge Fernando Alonso sees Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix...
1y ago from espnF1.com

Alonso eyes podium assault

Fernando Alonso believes Ferrari can target a podium finish in today's...
1y ago from Crash.net

Alonso feels podium finish was possible

– Fernando Alonso felt a podium finish would have been possible in...
1y ago from GPUpdate.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Yamaha have encouraging day on development Michelins

The Movistar Yamaha team of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi had an...

Video: Valentino Rossi - The Doctor series trailer

Everybody knows Valentino Rossi as an icon of motorcycle racing but what...

Suzuki winglets ‘not a huge improvement’

Suzuki rider Aleix Espargaró has admitted that the GSX-RR’s new front...

Petrucci to make MotoGP return at Le Mans

Danilo Petrucci will make his MotoGP comeback for next weekend's Le Mans...
3h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar: 2017 spec aerokit requires “consensus"

With debate in the IndyCar paddock about whether the series should revert...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Stefan Wilson confirmed for Indy 500 start

Stefan Wilson will honour his late brother after his entry in the 100th...
2d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Crucial mileage for Brabham ahead of Indy

Pirtek Team Murray rookie Matthew Brabham has completed a successful test...
2d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Pagenaud streaks to tense Alabama IndyCar win

French ace Simon Pagenaud continued his blistering form to win a hectic...
3d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

New Zealand APRC: Kreim heads Gill in Team MRF 1-2...

Fabian Kreim headed teammate Gaurav Gill at the end of the opening day of...
4h ago from Motorsport.com

Veiby, Koci return to Junior WRC

Junior series attracts 11 entries for Portugal
42m ago from WRC.com

Safety praise for YPF Rally Argentina

Teams and drivers congratulate rally organisers
2h ago from WRC.com

Funding restored for Rally Australia

The Coffs Harbour City Council has reversed its controversial decision to...
16h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal star Santi Cazorla all smiles as he trains...

Arsenal star Santi Cazorla all smiles as he trains ahead of a potential...
2h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger told: It's time to quit

GETTY TIME TO GO: Arsene Wenger has been told to step aside by Charlie...
3h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Man United plot move for Leicester ace: This would be...

GETTY TARGET: There's a feeding frenzy for one of the players of the year...
11h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.