News Details

Fernando Alonso: “We are Closer to the Red Bulls”

The Scuderia Ferrari outfit saw its two drivers Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen qualify in fifth and sixth places for this weekends Monaco Grand Prix. Alonso was seven tenths of a second off the pole position time of Nico Rosberg’s Mercedes, while Raikkonen ended up a further seven tenths behind his team-mate. Alonso was happy to be ahead of team such as Force India and Williams, and felt they were close to Red Bull Racing, but felt fifth was about right for the team. He believes a dry race on Sunday will be like an endurance event, with the driver who can look after their tyres the best and stay out the longest likely to be ahead. “Today’s result encapsulates the state of play...
Full Story »
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Raikkonen, Alonso Hoping for Competitive Weekend in...

The Ferrari team scored points with both drivers in Spain last time out,...

Monaco Practice 2: Alonso puts Ferrari on top

Fernando Alonso fastest in FP2 Fernando Alonso put aside talk of his...
3y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Alonso: I don't think we can challenge Mercedes at...

Fernando Alonso goes to Monaco with realistic expectations Fernando Alonso...
3y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Monaco Grand Prix: Sauber preview Monte Carlo weekend

xt">Adrian Sutil The Monaco Grand Prix, the sixth round of the FIA...
3y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Valencia MotoGP test: Yamaha have a lot of work do,...

Rossi believes Yamaha have got to come up with something new to fix their...
2d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Redding ‘expected easier switch’ to Aprilia at...

Redding spent two days getting used to Aprilia's MotoGP RS-GP but admits...
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Valencia MotoGP test: 2018 RC213V ‘special'...

Crutchlow, Marquez and Pedrosa got a brand new RC213V for the Valencia...
3d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Valencia MotoGP test: Yamaha use seven M1s to choose...

Yamaha had seven YZR-M1s in their works garage on day one of MotoGP...
3d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Patrick to close career with Daytona, Indy in 2018

Danica Patrick broke down in tears as she confirmed 2017 was her last...
15h ago from Racer.com

Shank exploring Schmidt IndyCar pairing, Acura...

Michael Shank Racing could announce a dual Honda/Acura program next month...
6h ago from Racer.com

Ganassi confirms Daytona, Indy talks with Patrick

Michael Andretti, Bobby Rahal and Roger Penske aren't interested in...
8h ago from Racer.com

Rahal confident Patrick can star again at Indy

Danica Patrick's first IndyCar team owner is confident the NASCAR star...
12h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

SS12/13: Neuville pulls clear

Meeke retires with broken suspension
8h ago from WRC.com

Saturday in Australia: Neuville exploits Mikkelsen...

Saturday in Australia:Neuville exploits Mikkelsen mistake Thierry...
3h ago from WRC.com

SS10/11: Mikkelsen retires

SS10/11: Mikkelsen retires Thierry Neuville took the lead of Kennards...
11h ago from WRC.com

Friday in Australia: Masterful Mikkelsen dominates

Friday in Australia:Masterful Mikkelsen dominates Andreas Mikkelsen...
1d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

What next for Mesut Ozil?

Mesut Ozil has now spent four years with Arsenal and it looks unlikely...
2h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Tottenham are out of the Premier League title race if...

Tottenham are out of the Premier League title race if they lose to...
3h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Real Madrid to sign £60m Sergio Aguero once Alexis...

Real Madrid to sign £60m Sergio Aguero once Alexis Sanchez to Man City...
5h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur: 5 key battles to watch...

Two of London's big clubs will clash in one of the most anticipated games...
6h ago from SportsKeeda.com

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.