Alpine CEO Laurent Rossi remains aggrieved about the second of two time penalties Fernando Alonso received that cost him points at the Miami Grand Prix.

Alonso had an eventful race in the Miami International Autodrome’s debut, starting superbly with a four-place gain off the grid including the scalp of Lewis Hamilton with whom he banged wheels.

But the Spaniard’s afternoon fell apart towards the end, firstly when he incurred a five-second time penalty for colliding with Pierre Gasly whom he was trying to overtake – an incident for which the Spaniard apologised.

He was still on course to finish in the points, along with his team-mate Esteban Ocon who had come through from the very back of the grid to eighth having been forced to miss qualifying following a heavy crash in FP3 that badly damaged his car – due to hitting a concrete barrier rather than Tecpro.

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