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Norris: It’s fairly obvious Fernando’s not a young driver

Fernando Alonso should not be allowed to take part in a Formula 1 ‘young driver’ test at the age of 39, McLaren’s Lando Norris said on Thursday after Renault confirmed the two-times world champion’s involvement. Spaniard Alonso, who has started 311 grands prix in an F1 career dating back to 2001, is making a comeback with Renault next season after two years out. The test in Abu Dhabi is scheduled for Dec. 15 after the season-ending grand prix at Yas Marina. Renault team boss Cyril Abiteboul said the FIA acceptance recognised “our commitment to young drivers throughout junior motorsport and to Fernando’s own dedication to furthering the careers of young talents.” Norris, who...
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