Fernando Alonso was pragmatic about his latest retirement after an accident on the opening lap of the Austrian Grand Prix.
The McLaren driver had hoped for a solid showing at the Red Bull Ring but his race was over on the very first lap.
Alonso, who made a good start, was hit from behind by Toro Rosso's Daniil Kvyat, which pitched him into Red Bull's Max Verstappen.
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Alonso and Verstappen both retired.
"We did a good start," said the double world champion.
"We were already P10 at the first corner but people behind arrived too fast and hit us.
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"Unfortunately we are here talking to you instead of in the car but that's the way it is.
"Hopefully we'll have more luck next time."
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