Ferrari's Fernando Alonso: 'We are happy with our performance in Korean Grand Prix'

Fernando Alonso
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Ferrari's Fernando Alonso says that they are "moving in the right direction" despite losing his world championship lead to Sebastian Vettel after the Korean Grand Prix.

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso is "happy" with his performance in the Korean Grand Prix despite coming third in the race.

The Spaniard is now six points behind Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel in second place in the drivers' championship, but he noted that Ferrari are ahead of McLaren in the Constructors' Championship.

"We have to be happy with the performance today," he said. "We finished third and fourth behind the Red Bulls who are difficult to beat.

"It was a good day for team, for me and for Felipe, and we overtook McLaren in the Constructors' Championship so we are moving in the right direction. We just need an extra step to be as competitive as Red Bull."

There are four more races left this season.

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1Mercedes357
2Ferrari318
3Red Bull184
4Force India101
5Williams-Mercedes41
6Toro Rosso39
7Haas29
8Renault26
9McLaren11
10Sauber5
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1Sebastian VettelFerrari202
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes188
3Valtteri BottasMercedes169
4Daniel RicciardoRed Bull117
5Kimi RaikkonenFerrari116
6Max VerstappenRed Bull67
7Sergio PerezForce India56
8Esteban OconForce India45
9Carlos SainzToro Rosso35
10Nico HulkenbergRenault26
11Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes23
12Lance StrollWilliams-Mercedes18
13Romain GrosjeanHaas18
14Kevin MagnussenHaas11
15Fernando AlonsoMcLaren10
16Pascal WehrleinSauber5
17Daniil KvyatToro Rosso4
18Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren1
19Marcus EricssonSauber0
20Jolyon PalmerRenault0
21Antonio GiovinazziSauber0
22Jenson ButtonMcLaren0
23Paul di RestaWilliams-Mercedes0