McLaren’s Fernando Alonso will have a replacement automotive for Sunday’s Italian Fantastic Prix after a costly crash in Belgium last weekend.
The Spaniard, whoever car flew over the Sauber associated with Monegasque rookie Charles Leclerc at Spa soon after being shunted by Renault’s Nico Hulkenberg, claimed the Monza chassis was 1 raced earlier in the year.
He wanted the Renault power unit may very well be salvaged but would not be sure until Friday practice for Monza — a high-speed track that under-performing McLaren had expected to be difficult for them anyways.
“We want to put it on tomorrow and confirm that everything is OK. There was clearly some concerns on Sunday, then Monday and Thursday they checked everything thoroughly and it seems OK,” your dog told reporters on Thursday night.
“So hopefully we can run still with that engine,” proclaimed the double world champion.
Of more concern was a shortage of the latest specification parts, utilizing Italy following immediately on from Belgium.
“The full car — not only the chassis — the earth, the front wings, the things that were limited on parts they are really gone. It (the lock up) was quite expensive,” he said.
“Possibly we will run out of spare parts. Now we have just what we have on the motor vehicle. All the rest will probably be a different specifications.”
“This is quite tough, for the reason that damage on the cars seemed to be quite extreme, especially in this little car. And then you have 4 days only to build a brand new car for Monza.”
Alonso’s Belgian staff mate Stoffel Vandoorne replaced engine elements, with consequent penalties, with Spa while the Spaniard did not with the aspiration of a points finish.
Instead, the crash ended his rush at the first corner and then he will still face motor changes and grid penalties down the road.
“It’s a two times zero; one in Spa thanks to another guy, and another the one which you will take the penalties. And so quite a sad day,” reported the 37-year-old ahead of what will turn out to be his last Italian Awesome Prix.
Alonso, the only driver on the current grid to have won at Monza for Ferrari, provides announced his departure at the conclusion of the season.
He said the pain on the crash, which had left your pet with a sore wrist as well as back, had subsided.
“Really the only painful day was Friday,” he added. “On Tuesday while i woke up I felt slightly sore in the back.
“I’d still feeling some kind of high temperature (in the wrist), because I experienced the hands on the steering wheel once i touched Leclerc. But every day it’ohydrates less and less, and it should be Suitable for tomorrow.”