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Alonso reckons Alpine one-stop strategy was 'very optimistic'

Fernando Alonso reckoned that Alpine's one-stop strategy in Sunday's Spanish GP, that left him a lowly P17 at the end of the day, was "very optimistic" but still worth the risk. Alonso spent the bulk of his afternoon on the fringe of the top ten, hoping that his one-stopper would pay dividends at the checkered flag. But a drop off in the performance of the Spaniard's set of medium tyres in the closing stages of the race forced the Alpine charger to undertake another swap with five laps to go. "I couldn’t drive!" joked Alonso. "I think we were in a very optimistic strategy with one-stop and I knew that [the drivers behind] were coming. "I tried to hold five...
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