• Alpine identifies cause of Alonso black-out in Austria

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    Alpine has traced the cause of the sudden electrical black-out that sidelined Fernando Alonso from last weekend's Austrian Grand Prix sprint event.
    Alonso had qualified P8 for Saturday's 23-lap sprint, however the Spaniard's A522 shut down on the grid ahead of the formation.
    The team was forced to roll Alonso back into the pits and retire the car as it could not be fired back up.
    The Enstone squad initially suspected a failure of the car's standard ECU, a component used by all teams. But a through investigation back at Alpine's base revealed that a power supply issue to the ECU rather than...
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