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Fernando Alonso: 'Conditions were a bit tricky today'

Fernando Alonso finished his Friday running with an eighth place in Free Practice Two, but admits the conditions at Paul Ricard made things tricky. Both he and team-mate Stoffel Vandoorne were caught out throughout the practice sessions, with Vandoorne spinning in both and Alonso spinning in the closing minutes of FP2. Nevertheless, the Spaniard still put a lap together that was good enough to see him finish eighth. This was the first time that many drivers had driven a Formula 1 car around Paul Ricard outside of its usual testing use. Alonso was pleased with the running, commenting that he found it ‘grippy', even with the tricky weather conditions – especially the wind....
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