Fernando Alonso with fans in Budapest
Just four days after talking to the press about his crowd-pleasing duel with Ricciardo in Hockenheim, Fernando Alonso was back in front of the media for his customary meeting to kick start the Hungarian GP weekend, and informed them that he (and the F1 world) were surprised by how Mercedes emerged as a front runner this season.
As the sport heads into the summer break, Alonso was asked what had surprised him most so far this season, “Probably Mercedes has surprised everybody. When we were at the Jerez and Bahrain tests with these new cars and very complex technology that we were all struggling with, they were straightaway quite OK and obviously in...
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