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Alonso falls to the back of the grid after PU penalty

Fernando Alonso has the dubious honour of being the first, but most definitely not the last driver, to take an engine penalty with Alpine putting him onto his third PU in Spain. He will start his home race from the very back of the grid. Alonso qualified a lowly P17 for the Spanish Grand Prix, the Alpine driver one of several caught out in the traffic in Q1. In what has become a traditional mad dash in the final few minutes of Q1, there were 55 separate incidents throughout qualifying of drivers slowing in the pit exit to build up a gap to the car ahead. That meant there was a traffic jam as those behind tried to get track position for a final flying lap. Alonso even tried to overtake cars...
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