Alonso: Seventh at Spa had been “unthinkable” for McLaren

Starting from the very back of the grid after failing to set a lap in qualifying, Alonso took full advantage of the first corner chaos and subsequent red flag to move up to fourth place by the time the race resumed. The Spaniard subsequently dropped down the order as the race progressed, but succeeded in holding off the two Williams cars and Kimi Raikkonen’s Ferrari to come home ... Keep reading