GP Preview: Heading into Alonso's hunting ground

GP Preview: Heading into Alonso's hunting ground

Fernando Alonso's rivals have one chance left to stem the championship tide before the summer break, but as our preview points out, Hungary has always been a happy hunting ground for the points leader

The rest won't admit it, naturally, but Fernando Alonso's position at the head of the drivers' championship is starting to look pretty formidable. It's not so much the 34-point margin that is so ominously impressive, for one DNF and that margin could be hacked back to single figures, but the near-flawless way that he has gone about his business this year.

A fourth win of the season in Hungary would send him into the August break with a vice-like grip on the championship lead. And the Hungaroring certainly wouldn't be the track that you'd choose if you're looking to vanquish Alonso given his impressive record at the circuit.

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