Fernando Alonso (Fernando Alonso) returned to Formula One to retire because of the sandwich bag. The two-time world champion was forced to put his mountain car aside on lap 33 of the Bahrain Grand Prix.
“After his first stop, there was a small problem, which meant that we had to reduce the power of the car. After the second stop, a sandwich bag was stuck in the rear brake tunnel,” director Marcin Budkovsky said in the interview. location From high mountains.
“This caused high temperatures and damaged the brake system, so we took precautions. It was very unfortunate for Fernando, especially when he was driving very hard.”
The 39-year-old Alonso started from 9th and fought in the midfield. He was naturally disappointed to retire. The Spaniard still feels good after the first lap of the Bahrain International Circuit.
Alonso said: “It is very disappointing that I did not see the checkered flag.” “The distance in midfield is very close, about a tenth of a second. This will be a very interesting and exciting season. We will be in Imola will play again within three weeks.”
The second game of 2021 will be held on April 18. Two weeks after the race in Italy, the drivers went to Portugal to participate in this year’s third Grand Prix.