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Touchy Abiteboul fends off criticism of Alonso 'young driver' test

A feisty Cyril Abiteboul punched back at those criticizing the FIA for allowing Renault to run Fernando Alonso in F1's post season "young drivers" test in Abu Dhabi. Renault will field Alonso and driver academy member Guanyou Zhou in the one-day test at Yas Marina that will tale place on December 15, two days after F1's season finale at the venue. But several teams have reacted angrily to the Spaniard's presence at a test originally intended for young drivers holding an International A licence and who have not competed in more than two Grands Prix. Renault was granted an exemption by the FIA to run Alonso as part of the two-time world champion's preparations for his return to the...
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