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Alonso: I think the first lap was one of my best

Fernando Alonso believes that his first lap during Sprint Qualifying ahead of the British Grand Prix was one of the best of his career. The Spaniard was starting 11th after qualifying on Friday, but was able to gain six places off the line thanks to one of his signature slingshot launches. Up in fifth, Alonso clearly did not have the pace in his Alpine to hold on too long, but was able to frustrate Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo for a while, although both managed to get past eventually. The Spaniard then held on to seventh, keeping Sebastian Vettel at bay in the closing stages. “I think the first lap was one of my best,” Alonso said afterwards. “I know there are a lot of first...
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