Racer McLaren’s Fernando Alonso shared his expectations from the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi, which will be held next weekend on the track of Yas Marina and will close the season 2017.
“In Abu Dhabi an amazing track, which is ideal for the final stage of the season, – quotes Alonso press-service of the McLaren. Here are really unique atmosphere, and the race usually turn out very interesting, because everyone is trying to finish the season on a high note.
At the previous stage in Brazil, we have achieved an unexpectedly high result, but in Abu Dhabi we will have more difficult. Of course, we will try to make the most of the speed of our car. Crucial will have qualification, as to overtake on the track Yas Marina difficult. So it is crucial to find the right settings.
I’m sure on the track in Abu Dhabi will be interesting to pilot the car this year. Looking forward to the weekend and hope to get a good result to thank the team for all the work in the course of the season.”
Partner the Spaniard in the team Stoffel Vandorn added: “I spent several test sessions at Yas Marina and won two races in GP2, so I have that to remember. Look forward to the opportunity to address this technical, but interesting track behind the wheel of a Formula 1 car.
I like to race on this track and this race will be special. Ahead of the final race of the season, after which all go home, and then proceed to work on the car next year.
It was a difficult but rewarding season, during which I learned a lot. Let’s see what the next year will bring, and in the coming weekend we will try to finish this championship on a positive note.”
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