All of us thought that it might occur, however we didn’t fairly count on it to occur all so instantly. However the inevitable information report had arrived, freshly brewed from the Renault entrance workplace. Girls and gents get able to welcome again, Fernando Alonso to the F1 fold!
The two-times world champion has been confirmed by Renault as their new driver for 2021. He is available in as a substitute for the McLaren certain Daniel Ricciardo.
The Spaniard will as soon as once more be seen behind the wheel of a Renault, with whom he has seen his finest years in F1, together with profitable his two championship crowns.
F1 legend Fernando Alonso set to re-unite with Renault in 2021
The information was formally introduced at the moment, after months of hypothesis and rumors. The French staff conveyed the information to the followers, through their social media accounts.
The Twitter put up by Renault reads, “Fernando Alonso joins Renault DP World F1 Group. Renault DP World F1 Group is happy to verify Fernando Alonso alongside Esteban Ocon in its driver line-up for the 2021 season.”
A brief video clip exhibiting Alonso celebrating his title win was additionally added.
🏁 Fernando Alonso joins Renault DP World F1 Group 🏁
Renault DP World F1 Group is happy to verify Fernando Alonso alongside Esteban Ocon in its driver line-up for the 2021 season.
👉 https://t.co/yjnnGHh8Yb #RSspirit @alo_oficial @OconEsteban pic.twitter.com/Qe0WfBazzN
— Renault F1 Group (@RenaultF1Team) July 8, 2020
The Spaniard final raced in an F1 machine with McLaren in 2018. Since then, Alonso has saved himself energetic within the motorsport world by collaborating within the FIA Endurance Championship.
Alonso has already seen quite a lot of success in Endurance racing. He has gained 5 of the Eight races he has taken half in, together with two wins within the 24 Hours of Le Mans. He has additionally competed within the Indy500 throughout that time frame.
Nevertheless, he nonetheless stays devoted to profitable the Triple Crown in Motorsport and can be gearing up of his third shot on the Indy500 this yr.
However earlier than we get forward of ourselves, there’s nonetheless an entire season of racing to go earlier than the return of the F1 legend. Within the meantime, Renault would wish to present Alonso that his choice to return was the appropriate one.
They didn’t get off to the perfect of begins within the season opener. Nevertheless, over the course of the weekend, there have been clear indicators of enchancment from final season.