Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Dennis warns McLaren will fight back in Italy

McLaren team boss Ron Dennis did not seem too upset after Alonso finished third, behind the two Ferraris and a tyre failure for Hamilton meant the championship leader could do no better than fifth. Dennis suggested that had Hamilton not suffered the tyre failure, he could have at least given Raikkonen a run for his money in the closing stages of the Grand Prix.

"There was a failure at the wrong time," Dennis said. "We had five laps more of fuel than Ferrari and we stood a real chance of catching them in the last stop. Temepratures in the right-front tyre wall were high for everyone, unfortunately we had the failure on the tyre." "Good to get points for fifth and Fernando did a good job to get third," he added. "We knew this was a circuit we might be a bit weaker on, but we'll definitely be a lot stronger in Italy."

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