News Details

'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...
Full Story »
2y ago from F1Plus.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Alonso attributes Q3 deficit to power loss

Scuderia Ferrari Fernando Alonso says he was unable to set a competitive...
2y ago from F1Zone.net

Alonso complains of gradual power loss

– Fernando Alonso has revealed that he gradually lost power during...
2y ago from GPUpdate.net

Raikkonen unhappy with sixth place

Scuderia Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen admitted that sixth place was a...
2y ago from F1Zone.net

Being Alonso's team-mate as expected - Raikkonen

Sutton Images Enlarge Kimi Raikkonen says life as Fernando Alonso's...
2y ago from espnF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

MotoGP: Honda rumoured to be experimenting with big...

While most of the MotoGP paddock headed home to take a few days’...

Crutchlow: Ducati needs Marquez, not Lorenzo, to be...

Former Ducati factory rider Cal Crutchlow says the Italian marque should...
3d ago from Motorsport.com

Lorenzo could be in trouble - Crutchlow

Cal Crutchlow believes that Jorge Lorenzo is showing signs of being...
2d ago from SuperSport.com

Analysis: Why Honda's rise should make Yamaha worried

With Marc Marquez now on the brink of a third MotoGP title, Yamaha must...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar could change engine spec in 2019

Jay Frye says the ongoing quest for a third automobile manufacturer in the...
3h ago from Motorsport.com

INDYCAR: Rossi re-signs with Andretti

On on the heels of the official news that Bryan Herta will again be part...
18h ago from Racer.com

Michael Andretti extends deal with Bryan Herta

Andretti Autosport has announced it will continue its partnership with...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

De Silvestro: Single-seat sponsor search...

Simona de Silvestro says the lure of a three-year deal is what led to her...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Latvia WRX: Bakkerud heads Day 1 amid fierce Solberg -...

Double 2016 event winner Andreas Bakkerud heads the order after the first...
8h ago from Motorsport.com

SS7: Rain adds to Corsica challenge

Ogier lead approaches a minute
7h ago from WRC.com

Evans extends his WRC 2 lead

Three stage wins on day two take Welshman's advantage to 37.8s
4h ago from WRC.com

Meeke eleventh after SS3 puncture on Day 1 in Corsica

Kris Meeke completed Day 1 at the 2016 Tour de Corse – Rallye de France...
11h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Theo Walcott reveals the Arsenal signing who has made...

GETTY START: Arsenal are yet to lose since signing Mustafi        ...
1h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsene Wenger: I want this player to be my legacy at...

GETTY PROUD: Wenger bought Koscielny from the second division in France...
1h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Theo Walcott insists there is a change in mentality at...

Theo Walcott insists there is a change in mentality at Arsenal this...
1h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Arsene Wenger calls England 'paradise' as Arsenal boss...

Arsene Wenger calls England 'paradise' as Arsenal boss flirts with the FA...
1h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Qualifying Full Results – 2016 Malaysian GP

Full Qualifying Results for round 16 of the 2016... Read More »
12h ago from ThisIsF1.com

FIA announce new double-yellow procedure; aborted lap

When the issue cropped up in Hungary and Mercedes... Read More »
1h ago from Formula1Blog.com

Schumacher fails to win German F4 title

Mick Schumacher was beaten to the German Formula... Read More »
6h ago from F1i.com

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.