Alonso is not at his first rodeo in the United States…

Fernando Alonso is preparing to contest his fifteenth Formula 1 Grand Prix on American soil and hopes to get a good result this weekend in Austin.

After returning to the top 10 at Suzuka two weeks ago, Fernando Alonso shares his thoughts on what to expect at the thrilling Circuit of the Americas.

“In Japan, throughout the weekend, in the dry as in the wet, we progressed at a good pace.analyzes the Alpine driver. In the end, we had to deal with capricious weather on Sunday and, with less than an hour of racing, we had to deal with a sort of sprint race. But it was important to race, especially for the fans who got to see some action after waiting so patiently in the rain. »

“From our side, I think we missed the opportunity to score even more points than we got, finishing seventh after starting from this position. The conditions made the race very tricky. We now need to consolidate our fourth position and the lead we have over McLaren. »

“Austin is our next destinationcontinues Alonso. It is a circuit where it is pleasant to ride. It usually offers exciting racing, especially as there are overtaking opportunities. I’ve always loved coming to America for the motorsports. This season we already had a race in Miami and next year there will even be three. »

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“The Austin circuit is a good mix of straights and corners, with lots of hills and banked corners. Sector 1 is particularly fun, while being a real challenge. The fans have really fallen in love with the sport and we are guaranteed that the atmosphere will be good and the stands full. »

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