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Alonso: Only 'chaotic race' will put us on the podium

Fernando Alonso believes that only a "chaotic" race or the elements will allow the Alpine team to snatch a podium in Sochi this weekend. Despite Esteban Ocon's shock win in Hungary, due in large part to favourable circumstances, Alpine currently sits fifth in F1's Constructors' standings, or third among the sport's top midfield teams behind McLaren and Ferrari. Alonso's best performance year-to-date with Alpine is a fourth-place finish, also achieved in Hungary. But on merit, the Spaniard reckons that a top-six or top-seven is the maximum he can currently hope for. "I think we are the fifth or sixth-quickest team out there," said the two-time world champion ahead of the...
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