Fernando Alonso stood by his auto and applauded Massa as he came into the pit-lane for the final time in Brazil.
"Renault is the best engine company in the past 15 or 20 years if you see all the world championships so l don't think we should be too anxious", he said.
"I'm really emotional today because of all of you guys", the senior Massa said.
"We had a fantastic auto all the race through but we could not overtake", said Alonso.
"Last year I had such incredible emotion, walking through the pit lane, but I was missing the result".
"If tomorrow is dry like today, it will be tough to get into Q3, there's a good number of candidates fighting to get there and we're among them, but it will be hard". Wherever you go I will support you. Awesome start, then managed to overtake a few cars after the Safety Car.Читайте также: Sean Hannity's Fox News Show Losing Advertisers Over Roy Moore Coverage
During that spell, one of the most memorable moments of the season occurred, as the voice of Massa's young son Felipinho delivered a tear-jerking message to his father: "Daddy, I'm so proud of you". "It was such a big pleasure to arrive in front of him and to finish the race with my head up - I think that's the important thing".
Alonso, having held fifth on the opening lap, dropped behind Felipe Massa at the post-Safety Car restart, and was unable to overhaul his opponent across the remainder of the race.
"It was a very hard race for me, for me it was like many victories I took".
"I managed to keep him behind".
"I did everything in a ideal way from the beginning to the end, fighting with a guy that I have been fighting a lot in my career", Massa stated. The pace I had today it was like a victory. The thrill I felt today was enormous, just like previous year.
"Today was definitely like a victory and to finish the race and feel the emotion of the people after such an fantastic race. It is a race I will never forget". We've been together for 16 years.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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