Fernando Alonso is already getting ready his return to the Formula 1 with the workforce Alpine. In current weeks he has been working onerous on his bodily aspect to get to the perfect of the preseason assessments that can happen on the Bahrain circuit. Nonetheless, this Friday the French workforce confirmed that it’ll not be current on the presentation of the brand new automotive.
The date stipulated by the Alpine workforce was this Monday, March 2. There the design of the automotive that can hit the monitor in Sakhir, within the preseason assessments, could be introduced. Nonetheless, Alonso won’t accompany his new accomplice, Esteban Ocon. Ocon shall be Alonso’s thirteenth teammate. As well as, it is going to be the second French, the earlier one was Romain grosjean in Renault.
The absence of Alonso within the presentation of the French workforce has a transparent cause. The Spaniard suffered a extreme accident whereas coaching on a bicycle, as he normally does on the streets of Lugano, Switzerland, his place of residence. There he was run over by a girl who was searching for parking in a grocery store within the space. That’s the reason he desires to totally get better earlier than being with the workforce.
The results of the accident weren’t so critical. Alonso was fired and fell together with his face. Nonetheless, he solely suffered a small jaw fracture and the lack of some tooth. As confirmed by his buddy, Flavio briatoreHe can communicate usually and is already getting ready his return to the slopes after jaw surgical procedure.
A number of days in the past, Alonso gave an interview during which he assured that the struggle for the center of the grid shall be very fought. I believe it is going to be a struggle. We might struggle for sixth or seventh or 15 with ease. Our objective is to struggle to be within the high ten. You need to maintain your ft on the bottom. There won’t be many modifications for this yr and the efficiency won’t be a lot completely different from final yr.