F1 » Bahrain Grand Prix 2013: Alonso rues DRS problem

Ferrari number one driver Fernando Alonso had to settle for eighth place in the 2013 F1 Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday after a DRS issue compromised his afternoon.

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Dave - Unregistered

April 23, 2013 12:45 PM

If somebody could find me another example of a car getting that kind of speed boost at that point on the track from KERS alone then I might accept DRS was not being used. But I think you'll struggle. As far as I can tell, Alonso was the only person the whole race who managed to execute a pass on the home straight before the start/finish line. All the other (proper) DRS passes occurred much further down that straight. A good example from only slightly further back would be at 1:12:45, Hamilton on Webber. And that's a Mercedes (fast in a straight line) on a Red Bull (Slow in a straight line). Go figure.

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