Indian F1: Fernando Alonso admits pressure is on him

With Vettel securing the pole position and the Spaniard fifth best, it will be need to be a perfect start to finish for Alonso at the Buddh International Circuit.

updated: October 27, 2012 17:19 IST
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Greater Noida: Fernando Alonso admitted on Saturday that he needs a clean start and a chance to pass, or pile the pressure on, Sebastian Vettel if he is to keep alive his title challenge in Sunday's Indian Grand Prix.

The 31-year-old Spaniard, who had the fifth best time in the qualifying session will start the race six points behind championship leader and defending champion Vettel in the title contest.

But with just four races remaining, he conceded that he faces an uphill struggle if he cannot break Red Bull's current domination - on Saturday they locked out the front row of the grid for the third straight race.

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