Alonso disappointed despite Brazil antics

Despite his antics after he was forced to cut his practice session early in Brazil on Friday, Fernando Alonso was still disappointed by McLaren’s reliability woes.

Instead of heading back to the team garage following his retirement, Alonso delighted the crowd as he tried his hand at being a cameraman for awhile – though he failed to find his inteded target Sergio Perez around the Brazilian circuit.

"I'm very bad," he said of his camera work.

"There was a lot of sky but no Perez."

"I'm thinking about going back there after the Drivers’ briefing to have more practice with the Porsche Cup in case I have any other problem on Saturday.

"I tried to have a good sense of humour. Hopefully, I won’t have to repeat the same thing."

While his team-mate Jenson Button also suffered an early retirement, the double World Champion feels they can make it into Q3 if they can sort out their reliability issues for tomorrow.

"We need to do a good qualifying because overtaking here is quite difficult, it’s a short track," he explained.

"Qualifying for us is quite important and we saw the team was a little more competitive compared to recent races. We were 10th and 11th so I think there’s real chance of Q3 and we have to take it."

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