A bullish Fernando Alonso believes that Ferrari will fight to win the Formula 1 championship this season, despite having struggled in testing.
Alonso is 9/1 with bookmaker to win a third world title in 2012, but admits the new Ferrari car is not perfect following the winter testing schedule.
“We are all prepared, the team is very, very motivated for this championship, very ambitious,” said Alonso ahead of Sunday’s season opener in Melbourne.
“There is a great spirit to fight for this championship. We want to be world champions, this is the clear target and the first priority.
“Here we may not be as quick as some other teams, but we want to be champions in November.”