More records for Alonso!

Fernando Alonso will contest his 350th F1 Grand Prix this weekend at Monza, equaling another record at the same time.

Fit and ready to battle it out at Monza, Fernando Alonso will be looking to wrap up this weekend of records with yet another high-flying performance in Italy.

“It was a good race for us in Zandvoort, in front of amazing fanssays the Alpine driver. We had a difficult Saturday, missing Q3 due to traffic. But the car had a good pace in the race and we were able to gain a lot of positions. »

“We were in place until the safety car took to the track and the competitors around us put on new tyres. It was a struggle until the end, and we finally inherited sixth place after the penalty imposed on the Ferrari. It was a very intense race, which was like a great qualifying session! In the end, I got my tenth place in points in a row and we will try to follow up at Monza this weekend. »

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By taking the start this Sunday, the double Formula 1 world champion will at the same time equal Kimi Räikkönen’s record for the most Grands Prix contested, which peaks at 350 events.

“It’s a great achievement and obviously great to be able to co-hold with Kimi the record for the most starts in Formula 1 on Sunday.points out Alonso. Honestly, I try not to think too much about the records and stay focused on the race. »

“Of course, it’s a great accomplishment, which will make me proud and happy when it’s time to look in the rear view mirror. But as long as I’m active, I don’t stop to think about it. I want to enjoy and maximize every race weekend. »

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