Alonso issues update on Aston Martin pace: It’s good news!

Fernando Alonso has hailed the 'good news' of Aston Martin's pace during Sunday's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, in which the Spaniard finished third for the second race in succession. Starting from second on the grid, Alonso led the first two laps and finished the race five seconds ahead of fourth-placed George Russell. However, a mid-race Safety Car period had bunched the pack up, and Alonso said Aston Martin's true advantage over Mercedes and Ferrari at Jeddah was much larger. "For me, the most important thing was to feel the car so strong, because we were the second fastest [car]," Alonso…

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