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“It’s a special atmosphere here. All the mechanics have their families in the paddock and we all want everything to be perfect from tomorrow’s practice to Sunday’s race,” Alonso said.
Having struggled to adapt to the new Pirelli tires being used by all Formula One teams this season, and especially in colder temperatures, Ferrari is encouraged by the warm conditions forecast for the weekend _ even though there is a possibility of rain.
“There was a run of four-to-five races where we had a tough time. It’s good to know it will be a little warmer here,” Alonso said. “We’re going to have to be perfect. If not, we can be in seventh or eighth place very quickly.”
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