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Alex Albon 'realised by turn four' he wouldn't make it; explains bizarre Monza qualifying

Alex Albon says he realised by turn four at Monza that he was likely to miss out on setting a lap-time in Q3 as he describes the 2019 Italian Grand Prix qualifying controversy. Albon had missed out on setting a lap-time during the first set of runs in Q3 owing to the session being stopped for an incident involving Kimi Räikkönen. The pressure was on therefore, for Red Bull Racing‘s newest recruit to set a competitive lap-time in the final minutes of the session. Such is the benefit of slip-streaming at Monza however, none of the nine remaining drivers in Q3 were prepared to lead the pack as the clocked ticked down to end the session. It resulted in the pack driving unduly slowly...
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