"Alonso will have no distractions when he returns to F1"

The Director of Renault has confirmed that the Asturian driver will not compete in the 500 Miles again while he is linked to the French team.


The Renault team director, Cyril Abiteboul, has ensured that the Spanish driver Fernando Alonso "will not have distractions" when he returns to Formula 1 next year, so he has ruled out the participation of the Asturian in tests such as the Indianapolis 500, in which you are competing.

"I can make it very clear that once he is with us it will be forever and for a while, so he will not have distractions," he said at the press conference prior to the Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix, which will be held this weekend. week at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

In addition, the manager acknowledged that they are in tension seeing their future driver at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval, where last morning he suffered an accident without consequences. "I'll barely breathe until next weekend, when he gets out of his race car in Indianapolis," he confessed.

On July 8, Alonso confirmed that he will return to Formula 1 with the Renault team, where he already played for two stages (2003-06 and 2008-09), and will fill the vacancy of Daniel Ricciardo to form a partnership with Esteban Ocon .

Alonso, who won his two world titles with the French team, had been out of Formula 1 since 2018, when he closed his second stage at McLaren, and will accompany Carlos Sainz as Spanish representation on the grid.

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