Alpine drivers Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon said their Q1 eliminations were reflective of their poor car performance level during qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.
In advance of Formula 1 driver Esteban Ocon’s daring effort to set a new record at the Nurburgring in a brand-new Alpine sports car, two men lost their lives in a crash on Wednesday.
Contrary to what many people think, Esteban Ocon claims he gets along well with Pierre Gasly and wouldn’t mind working at Alpine with him.
Esteban Ocon is a Grand Prix winner and one of Formula One’s most promising young drivers. However, the Frenchman’s future seemed bleak in 2019.
Several months after his breakthrough triumph in the sport at last year’s race in Hungary, Esteban Ocon will be honoured with his own grandstand at the 2022 French Grand Prix.
Alpine team boss Otmar Szafnauer announced that Esteban Ocon will race on the new floor in Miami alongside Fernando Alonso.
Alpine’s Esteban Ocon set the benchmark time, but Nicholas Latifi had to retire after his Williams caught fire, bringing the Friday morning test session to a halt.