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Alonso and Ocon optimistic as Alpine starts strongly

Alpine’s strong start to the Portuguese Grand Prix weekend leaves Fernando Alonso and Esteban Ocon optimistic it will have a more competitive run. In low-grip conditions, Alpine hit the ground running and ended FP2 with Alonso fifth and Ocon sixth, catching the eye of McLaren’s Lando Norris. Alonso attributes the good positions to the team hitting the sweet spot with the car from a setup point of view from the first session, and says he was mainly focusing on getting comfortable at a venue he didn’t race at last year. “It was good — I think we were happy with the car today,” Alonso said. “Obviously it’s only Friday but we were comfortable from lap one and we didn’t...
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