Fernando Alonso has claimed that Aston Martin are hungry for more than P3 finishes after establishing themselves as the second-fastest team on the grid.
The Silverstone-based team were backmarkers at the start of the 2022 F1 season but have completed a stunning 12-month transformation, ending the first five rounds of the season with clear second-fastest car.
Alonso has been unstoppable himself, recording four P3 finishes so far this season with his only non-podium finish coming with a P4 finish in Baku.
Despite this immense success, Aston Martin are desperate to close the gap even more at the top with Alonso claiming the team have their eyes set on a first Grand Prix victory.
Hunting down Red Bull
However, they know a race win will not be handed to them without a fight.
After the Miami Grand Prix, Alonso said: “I think the year is going to be difficult.
"The gap is quite big even though I think today has been our best race pace yet in the season.
“We finish, I think, closest to the leaders, no safety cars, nothing in the race, and we’re still quite fast. Hopefully some of the tracks, we will be a little bit closer to them."
Despite this major progress, Alonso isn't satisfied, claiming that Aston Martin want to keep climbing the podium.
He said: “I think at the beginning of the year, a podium was amazing. Now after four podiums, we want more and a second place.
"But, the two Red Bulls, they are always unbreakable.”
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