Ferrari preview the Canadian GP

Date published: June 9 2011

Although both Ferrari drivers concede that the “situation in the championship is far from favourable”, they are hoping to make up ground in Canada…

Although both Ferrari drivers concede that the “situation in the championship is far from favourable”, they are hoping to make up ground in Canada…

In the current F1 betting, Fernando Alonso is the fourth favourite to take the 2011 Drivers’ Championship. For all the latest F1 odds on the next race in Canada, visit Sky Bet.

Fernando Alonso: “After a brief cycle of races in Europe, here we are again on another long intercontinental voyage, this time heading West. The Montreal race is one of the most popular with the drivers and the teams: the city is very welcoming and the people are very interested in Formula 1, to the extent that the grandstands are already busy on Friday.

“I arrived yesterday evening and this afternoon I popped down to the track to meet up with the team. I found that the boys were in good spirits, wanting to demonstrate here that Monte Carlo wasn’t a flash in the pan. There is promise that it can happen. Even though it has some very fast stretches, the Canadian track suits cars which can jump over the kerbs without losing too much balance and cars that have good traction on the exits of the slow corners. Those are both characteristics that are among the strong points of the 150