Fernando Alonso asked Aston Martin to throw water on him after being ‘burned’ by seat in F1 Qatar GP | F1

Extreme conditions in Sunday’s race left several drivers requiring medical attention, leading to the event being described as “too dangerous” by McLaren’s Lando Norris. A combination of temperatures which were in excess of 30 degrees, intense humidity, high-speed corners and a minimum three-stop strategy due to emergency measures amid tyre safety concerns, made for a physically-demanding race.Alonso saw a request to have water thrown on him during his first pit stop denied because it would have broken F1 regulations. His Aston Martin teammate Lance Stroll sought out an ambulance to receive treatment for dehydration after the race, revealing his vision became “blurred” in…

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