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Alonso: In Formula 1 the stopwatch matters, not the age

Two-times Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso said age was not the issue after securing a comeback deal with Renault to race into his forties. The Spaniard turns 39 this month and, after two seasons out, will be returning next year with the team that took him to his titles in 2005 and 2006. 'In Formula 1 for many years the stopwatch is the only thing that matters, not the age,' Alonso told reporters in a video news conference on Wednesday. 'I never had a race classification based on the passport, date of birth. Always on the time watch.' Alonso will be the oldest driver next year if his former Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen, already 40 and now with Alfa Romeo, decides to stop. While...
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