The Aston Martin driver was unable to participate within the second a part of the shootout that determines the grid for the shortened Saturday race after sustaining heavy injury to the front-left nook.
Whereas Alonso crawled again to the pits with a puncture and suspension injury, Ocon shunted into the obstacles to set off a purple flag forward of a 23-minute delay for observe repairs. Each drivers have been summoned by the stewards.
Two-time champion Alonso stated: “Sadly, we couldn’t full qualifying. It’s a disgrace with each vehicles out of qualifying and a whole lot of injury on each vehicles. Not the way in which we wished [this to go].
“I’ve not seen the replay but, however somebody advised me that he misplaced the automotive just a little bit. It is a kind of conditions – fallacious place, fallacious second.”
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Fernando Alonso, Aston Martin AMR23
With Aston Martin team-mate Lance Stroll seventeenth on the time of the purple flag, and Alonso unable to run and enhance upon fifteenth, it marked a substantial in a single day downturn for the Silverstone group.
Throughout Friday qualifying for the GP foremost occasion, a stellar Stroll lap earned him third whereas Alonso chalked fourth on the grid.
Alonso reckoned Aston had been left with “query marks” forward of the dash.
He continued: “We had nice tempo yesterday. We struggled just a little bit extra in the present day in SQ1 to undergo, so there are nonetheless some query marks on our tempo.
“However I am extra assured than in Mexico and Austin, so hopefully, it is going to be a great race.”
Stroll, in the meantime, reckoned stumbling over visitors on his closing flying lap in SQ1 was the reason for his downfall.
“He stated: “Simply a whole lot of visitors on my first lap. Round right here, you may’t afford to be passing three or 4 vehicles in your push lap.
“That value us loads in the present day. I believe the automotive was alright. We weren’t too unhealthy. It was simply a whole lot of visitors on the market in a brief session, everybody attempting to do laps.
“I did my first push and my second push; I used to be a number of tenths up and picked up a whole lot of visitors at Flip 7 just about all the way in which to the top of the lap. Dropping tonnes of downforce in that center sector.”