Connect with us

F1 top news

Alonso: I was losing power through the whole of qualifying

Published

on

Bahrain Grand Prix, Sakhir 3 - 6 April 2014Fernando Alonso has admitted Ferrari is “not doing a good job so far” in 2014. As the Spaniard starts his fifth consecutive season with the Italian team without having added to his title tally, Alonso finished off the podium in Australia and Malaysia and qualified just tenth in Bahrain on Saturday.

After the floodlit qualifying session in the island Kingdom, Alonso admitted that Ferrari’s new F14-T car “has remained the same for the last three races”.

“It is clear that we have to step up,” Alonso is quoted by the Spanish daily Diario Sport, “because we are not doing a good job so far.”

The Spaniard explained to Sky F1 at the end of qualifying: “It was not a clean qualifying, unfortunately I was losing power through the whole of qualifying,” the double World Champion told Sky Sports F1.

“Every lap that we went out the car seemed to be slower and slower on the straights so we need to check if there is something damaged or if there is something we could do better tomorrow maybe in the floor of the car or whatever or if there was something in the electric motor that was not perfectly combined.

“But it is true that doing a 34.2 in Q2 then in Q3 with less fuel and better track conditions to do 34.9 is not ideal when it counts. But it is the way it is, tomorrow starting from the clean side in ninth we can still do a good race. We need a good start and a good strategy.” (GMM/ThisisF1)

Loading...

Advertisement
Click to comment

Latest Results

F1 Testing Updates

Most Popular

ThisisF1.com is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV, Formula One World Championship Ltd or any other organization or entity associated with the official Formula One governing organizations or their shareholders. Copyrighted material used under Fair Use/Fair Comment.

References
We could use the following leading F1 news sources for stories: SkyF1, BBC F1, Autosport, ESPN F1, FIA Media Center, MotorSport, JamesAllen and others leading authors blog.

All Rights Reserved © 2017 Prime Sport Media