Aston Martin is betting on Fernando Alonso to win the Monaco GP (Photo: Aston Martin)
After driving well during free practice and seeing Fernando Alonso nailing the second time in the classification of GP of Monacowhich took place this Saturday morning (27), the aston martin has high expectations for the race on Sunday. team leader Mike Crack he understands that victory is possible, but believes that he will need to use his creativity to see the two-time world champion in the highest position on the podium.
Alonso even led in the final moments of Q3, but he saw Max Verstappen find the significant tenths in the last sector and reserve the column position with a gain of 0s084. Despite his frustration at losing first place, Krack celebrated Aston Martin’s excellent performance.
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“It was an amazing qualifying, but I don’t need something like that every week. It was very intense, very difficult, full of passion… We did very well today”, realized Mike.
“It shows how quickly our expectations have changed. But yes, we are a little disappointed, because the first and second sectors of Max were slow and it gave us hope. But let’s be honest, six months ago, if we were told that we would start from the front row in Monaco with favor ours, everyone would be very happy.”
Krack sees the start as a key moment for Alonso to take the lead and claim Aston Martin’s first victory at the System 1. If this maneuver fails, the team leader believes that he will need to use his creativity to win the race.
“The easiest thing would be to pass Max at the beginning, but I don’t think he will let me. So we will have to be creative, think and pray for rain”, he continued. “I think we should be competitive. In lap 78 many things can go wrong, you have to be patient because in that long race anything can happen at any time. But I think we will be strong and we will do everything.”
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