Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo says he is sure Fernando Alonso will remain at the team and will be rewarded with a strong car.

This weekend's Spanish Grand Prix marks a year since Alonso last won a race, and he has so far failed to add to his tally of two drivers' championships since joining Ferrari. The new regulations in 2014 were an opportunity for Ferrari to end Red Bull's recent dominance of F1, but instead it is Mercedes which is now setting the pace.

When it was put to Montezemolo in Barcelona that Alonso was unhappy with the lack of competitiveness, he said his main concern was with the team and not the drivers.

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"I have got many drivers in Ferrari and for me it's not a problem with the drivers it's a problem with the team," Montezemolo said. "I'm not happy for the team, I'm not happy because we want to win. I'm not happy because we've missed opportunities in recent years and this is why we have to push all together, starting from Fernando.

"I am sure that when Ferrari is happy and has a competitive car, then he will be super happy because he gives 100% - even something more than 100% - to the team. I share his frustrations sometimes and I'm sorry because at least one of the two championships were possible for him to win.

"For me the problem is to have a competitive team and not to follow the problem of the drivers, even if I totally agree with him that a driver like him needs a competitive car. So this is our main goal; to put him in a condition to have a competitive car, for him and for the team."