In the round-up: Fernando Alonso describes his first proper wheel-to-wheel encounter with Max Verstappen.
What they’re saying
Alonso hasn’t had much chance to spar with Verstappen over the last few years – here’s what he had to say about their first on-track encounter:
It was tough. Obviously when you see the mirror and you have Max Verstappen behind it’s always a risk because he’s a very good talent, he’s very aggressive in the overtaking moves.
So I had to be very careful on the lines and obviously no mistakes because if not he will overtake you. It was a nice fight, we kept him behind but hopefully next time we look even forward.
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