The pilot of McLaren Fernando Alonso for 20 minutes answering questions from his followers in Instagram.
The Spaniard in Instagram with 1.2 million followers. He asked questions from all over the world – from Argentina, Azerbaijan, England, Serbia, Russia, China, Japan and other countries.
About his beloved city: “I like Oviedo. This is my hometown. I rarely go there, so every time go back, you appreciate each moment.”
On the potential victory in 2017: “Yet we should not jump to conclusions. I read an interview with Zak [brown] that it will be difficult to fight for victory, but… who knows what will happen? I, in turn, is configured positively. I am in great shape. I will do my best.
At the end of last year, we lagged behind Mercedes for 1 or 1.5 seconds. We need to reduce the handicap from them, but still should not get ahead of ourselves. Let’s see what happens in the end. It is too early to make predictions”.
About the new colors of the team: “I don’t know anything. I read that the car can be painted in orange and black… I asked Eric boullier regarding the decoration of the helmet, and he replied: “You will see during the presentation”. Honestly, no matter what color machine. As long as it was quick.”
On the preparations for the new season: “I’m in the mountains, train in the highlands. I started training a few weeks ago and already feel fine. For 16 years I studied my body: I started training in late January, so for the preseason tests I’ll be ready by 70-80%, in Australia, I’m 90% ready, and in China – 100%.
It should be noted that 90% of the current starting field were never fast cars in F1, because the last time the car was a little faster than GP2. As for me, I played in the era of the fastest cars, so my training program will change. The body is formed due to the fact that I in good faith to his calling a professional pilot”.
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