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Alonso thought 'race win for a moment' before Hamilton fight

Fernando Alonso thought a win in the Hungarian Grand Prix was on the table before encountering a thrilling battle with Lewis Hamilton, which he believes was crucial for Alpine Racing teammate Esteban Ocon’s victory hopes. Ocon was leading Sebastian Vettel for much of the race, but Carlos Sainz and Hamilton were caught quickly by Alonso after the Spaniard made a later pit stop, with the top five closing up. After Hamilton made his pit stop, Alonso was certain he would finish in the top three due to his pace advantage and was targeting victory until he got stuck behind the Ferrari. 'I was so convinced about the podium,” Alonso said when asked by RACER about his mindset late on. “I was...
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