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Button: Alonso could still be World Champion

Jenson Button believes Fernando Alonso will be capable of winning a third World Championship when he returns to F1 – even in his 40s. Alonso was recently confirmed as a Renault driver for 2021 and 2022, replacing Daniel Ricciardo who will move to McLaren at the end of this season. It will mean the end of a two-year sabbatical for the Spaniard, whose two world titles for Renault were achieved in 2005 and 2006. He will turn 39 on July 29. But even though Alonso will be very much into the veteran category when he reignites his career, his former rival and McLaren team-mate Button thinks he can still challenge for top honours if Renault can provide a sufficiently competitive car. Asked if...
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