Fernando Alonso


  • Nationality ESP
  • Standing 4th
  • Points 97

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Alonso: Victory is 'unbelievable'

Spaniard admits Ferrari expected to be in damage limitation mode

Last Updated: 26/03/12 8:48am

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Fernando Alonso has admitted his victory in the Malaysian Grand Prix came as a complete surprise to him.

The Spaniard enjoyed a little bit of fortune on his way to passing the chequered flag first at Sepang, but he was the master of all the conditions thrown at him as he just managed to hold off Sergio Perez.


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Ferrari had come into the weekend struggling for pace and failed to impress in qualifying as well, but the combination of rain and problems elsewhere during the 56-lap race played into Alonso's hands.

"We weren't competitive here or in Australia," said Alonso. "Our goal is to score as many points as possible and today we've scored 25, so an unbelievable result for the team.

"We kept calm in extreme conditions, and congratulations to the team. They deserve this result."

However, while the win propels him into an against-the-odds early lead in the Drivers' Championship, Fernando insisted the win didn't change the bigger picture for Ferrari.

"But nothing changes for us to be honest," he said.

"We're in a position we don't want, fighting to get into Q3 and fighting to score points rather than victories.

"These first two races are positive, and going into the next few races there is stuff coming to improve the car, so we will see."

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Malaysian Grand Prix 2012

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