British Grand Prix: 'No party' for Alonso's McLaren-Honda point

Fernando Alonso says he is "not happy" with scoring his first point for McLaren-Honda in the 2015 Formula 1 season, though he appreciates the significance of the result

British Grand Prix: 'No party' for Alonso's McLaren-Honda point

The two-time world champion finished 10th in an eventful British Grand Prix, taking McLaren's second points finish of the campaign after Jenson Button finished eighth in Monaco.

But Alonso was not in the mood for celebration after the race.

"I'm not happy, but it's the first point of many, I hope," said Alonso.

"It's not party time yet because it's only one point but it's definitely good for the team and the morale of everyone after a few tough months.

"It's one point. It's not the best result and it's not what we want.

"It's just good for the team especially - the point is more for them and to thank them for the job of these months.

"The team have been working day and night to keep improving the car, so it's a point on the table for the mechanics."

Alonso said the result was a sign of progress for McLaren after a few tough races since Button's Monaco result.

"We know there is no magic solution race by race but slowly we are getting there," he said.

"We know we are improving, we are getting better and better.

"When you get some points like Jenson did in Monaco and today for me, this is the proof we are going in the right direction.

"But we need much more, and I hope we keep improving for Hungary [the next race]."

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