Enstone (AP) – Fernando Alonso just doesn’t want to waste time on his return to Formula 1. The two-time world champion is already gearing up for his return to Renault’s Alpine F1 team next year. 39 years old.
As Renault Formula 1 chief executive Marcin Budkowski said, Alonso even pushes the team to work on New Years, contrary to the usual practice.
The background is that fundamentally new cars for the following season (2022) can only be wind tunnel tested from next year. The other day they were in the Enstone wind tunnel at the racing team’s headquarters in Great Britain, Budkowski said according to the Formula 1 homepage.
Alonso asked them when they could test the car 2022 there. They would have replied to the Asturian: from January 1, but that they would not normally do so. “And he said, okay we’ll do it on January 1st. I’ll come here and help, ”Budkowski said, congratulating him:“ It shows Fernando’s current motivation.
Alonso returns to the premier class of motorsport after a two-year hiatus. The Oviedo driver had celebrated his greatest successes with Renault: Alonso won the French car world champion title in 2005 and 2006. In 2001, he entered the premier category of motorsport.