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TREMAYNE: Why Ocon’s Monaco podium was more impressive than his victory in Hungary

Hall of Fame F1 Journalist

David Tremayne
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MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - MAY 28: Third placed Esteban Ocon of France and Alpine F1 celebrates on the

“It was very, very bad. There’s really no word to describe how difficult it was, and I think that, from my side, I couldn’t get the temperature into the intermediate tyres, so I was just tiptoeing.

“For me, I felt it was very, very twitchy when my tyres weren’t working, so it was like I was on ice! But then, after some time, the tyres started to work, and it started to be fine. I was so close to going off, crashing and having a big shunt – but it was awesome.”

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