Monaco GP: Renault race notes

Fernando Alonso and Jarno Trulli finished fifth and sixth in the Monaco Grand Prix Fernando Alonso: 5th "I think it was a quite good end to a difficult weekend for me, since I hadn't quite managed to get the maximum out of the car in ...

Fernando Alonso and Jarno Trulli finished fifth and sixth in the Monaco Grand Prix

Fernando Alonso: 5th

"I think it was a quite good end to a difficult weekend for me, since I hadn't quite managed to get the maximum out of the car in practice and qualifying. My fifth place is certainly a good result and I'm glad to have scored some points for the team and to be now third in the driver's championship."

Jarno Trulli: 6th

"A disappointing result for me, as I had been very competitive all weekend. I pushed hard throughout the race but I got stuck in traffic and lost quite a lot of time behind the back markers and one position in my second pit stop. It's certainly not what I had expected from this race and the three points I got are a very small consolation."

Flavio Briatore, Managing Director:

"The only positive thing out of this race is that we brought both cars through the chequered flag and scored some points. We thought we would be more competitive on this track and we were surprised today in the race by a much stronger performance that we expected from the Williams."

Pat Symonds, Executive Engineering Director:

"The weekend looked very promising and we had hoped for a better result today. We feel that our level of competitiveness should have been higher: we didn't have any particular problem in the race, it's just that we needed a bit more of speed on this circuit."

Denis Chevrier, Engine Operations Manager:

"Unfortunately today in the race we were not able to keep the pace of our direct competitors, so our race was quite uneventful. However, the result was even for both our drivers, after the gap shown in the previous days, and we are adding some points to our score and confirming our fourth position in the Championship."

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Jarno Trulli , Fernando Alonso , Flavio Briatore
Teams Williams