05 Aug 2022

No need for talks with Ocon over “extreme” F1 defence

Fernando Alonso saw no need for talks with Alpine Formula 1 team-mate Esteban Ocon over his “extreme” defence in Hungary, but admitted he was “surprised” by the moves.

Ocon appeared to squeeze Alonso twice on the run to the first corner on the opening lap in Hungary, prompting the Spaniard – who has since signed for Aston Martin in 2023 – to lift off to avoid a collision.

Alonso then tried passing around the outside towards Turn 6 chicane but was forced wide, leading…

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