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Ocon happy to repay Alonso for Hungary with Qatar defending

Article To news overview © Alpine Esteban Ocon admits he was "glad" to play a supportive team role to Fernando Alonso in the Qatar Grand Prix, given that Alonso had helped Ocon to achieve his debut F1 victory back in Hungary. Earlier in the season, Ocon claimed a surprise win at the Hungaroring, and was able to hold the lead of the eventful race thanks to Alonso defending against the chasing Lewis Hamilton. The roles were reversed in Qatar, with Alonso running in third and hoping to achieve his first Formula 1 podium finish in seven years. With Ocon behind, Alpine asked the Frenchman to "get his elbows out" to hold back Sergio Perez, and this was something that he was...
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