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Ocon: “Maximising the potential” of the A524 leaves a “bittersweet taste” for Alpine F1 due to its current lack of performance

For the second consecutive weekend, Esteban Ocon managed to get himself out of Q1 as he made the top 15 for today’s Japanese Grand Prix. The Frenchman was P14 after the first runs in the opening segment of qualifying. He went one better at the end of the session as the 2021 Hungarian GP winner…

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Alpine boss Famin banking on developments to save 2024 F1 season: “We have a quite clear idea of what are the problems”

Alpine has had an extremely difficult start to the year. After being in no man’s land and finishing in 6th place in the constructors’ championship last year despite 2 Grand Prix podiums, the French outfit hoped they could rise higher and compete for bigger points regularly. However, the team is in freefall, and they are…

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Ocon says it’s “very clear” what Alpine needs to improve after running in traffic during F1 Saudi Arabian GP

Alpine has an underwhelming start of the 2024 season, to put it mildly. Completely off the pace in Bahrein the only reason they didn’t finish last was due to the misfortune of Logan Sargeant and Valtteri Bottas. A week later in Jeddah it wasn’t much better, as Pierre Gasly had to retire after one lap. Esteban Ocon managed to stay ahead of a few cars, but was helped by Kevin Magnussen severely dropping the pace to help his Haas-teammate Nico Hülkenberg.

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Ocon and Gasly on whether a McLaren-style turnaround is possible for Alpine amid early season F1 woes: “It’s not an easy thing to do”

Alpine’s downturn in performance has been one of the biggest surprises of the season so far.  Much like McLaren in the early rounds of the 2023 season, Alpine has found itself struggling to extract performance out of its sluggish and reportedly overweight car.  Qualifying in the two lowest spots on the grid and subsequently failing…

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‘Positive changes’ at Alpine F1 despite surprise departures of Harman and De Beer, says Gasly

Alpine driver Pierre Gasly said the team is undergoing “positive changes” despite the resignation from technical director Matt Harman and aerodynamicist Dirk de Beer. The French team had a rough start to the 2024 Formula 1 season after drivers Esteban Ocon and Gasly finished P17 and P18 respectively. Alpine expected degraded performance after introducing a…

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Alpine F1 Team grapples with key team resignations amidst early season struggles

The 2024 Formula 1 season has only begun but Alpine F1 Team is dealing with a whirlwind of challenges, including resignations from vital members of the team. Not only did the team display a poor performance at the season opener in Bahrain, but their technical director Matt Harman and head of aerodynamics Dirk de Beer…

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