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Alonso regrets 'GP2 engine' complaint going public

The 2015 Japanese Grand Prix should have been a celebration of McLaren's new partnership with Honda, but instead it turned into one of its darkest hours. Fernando Alonso's frustration with a chronic lack of pace and reliability from his engine spilled out when he compared the power unit unfavourably with those used in the GP2 support races. while talking over the team radio with his race engineer. "I’m caught on the straight like a GP2. This is embarrassing, very embarrassing. I do my best," he had said. When he was subsequently passed on track by Max Verstappen, he complained again: "GP2 engine, GP2! Aaaaargh" What Alonso didn't realise was that the remarks would be...
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