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Fernando Alonso labels lack of straight line speed as 'amazing'

Fernando Alonso once again hit out at Honda’s lack of power, describing its deficit during the Brazilian Grand Prix as “amazing”. McLaren has been hindered by a lack of reliability and performance since reuniting with Honda in 2015, and holds a low-key ninth in this year’s championship. Alonso, having held fifth on the opening lap, dropped behind Felipe Massa at the post-Safety Car restart, and was unable to overhaul his opponent across the remainder of the race. Alonso ultimately came home in eighth place, after both he and Massa were demoted by Lewis Hamilton and Daniel Ricciardo, and was left to lament a lack of top end speed. “We had a fantastic car all...
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