GPI 2016 Japanese Grand Prix - Page 153

2016 JAPANESE GRAND PRIX EDITION will be worse,” said double former champion Alonso who finished seventh in Malaysia last time out despite having started last. “There’s nothing really wrong…it’s just the nature of the circuit that is not suiting our car,” added the Spaniard. “Hopefully we can recover some places in the race…points are the target even if it’s going to be very, very difficult.” Last year’s Japanese race marked arguably the nadir of a bruising return to Formula One for Honda who had renewed a once-dominant partnership with Woking-based McLaren but struggled to adapt to the sport’s complicated new turbo-hybrid technology. GPI