Fernando Alonso says his brief battle with Sebastian Vettel in China wasn’t a “fair fight” as the German’s Ferrari was damaged.

Alonso grabbed seventh place off Vettel on the penultimate lap of the Chinese Grand Prix, taking advantage of the Ferrari driver’s woes.

Vettel, who had at one stage been fighting for the win, was hit by Max Verstappen and was struggling with a damaged SF71H.

Alonso took advantage.

LAP 55/56: And Alonso sneaks through to take P7! #ChineseGP 🇨🇳 #F1pic.twitter.com/GXTHNLpQ1x

— Formula 1 (@F1) April 15, 2018

Speaking of his brief tussle with a member of his former team, he said: “It was good.

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