Alonso says 13th on the grid a “divine present”

The Spaniard had gone into the session with very low expectations after being 17th quickest in final practice, but again managed to extract the maximum from his McLaren-Honda package to qualify on the sixth row. Alonso said that, like in the season-opening race in Melbourne, he had put on one of his strongest performances. "Like in Australia, it was one of the best laps I've done in my ... Keep reading