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‘Prost-like’ traits leave Alpine convinced Ocon can be top-level F1 driver

Ahead of Alpine and Ocon’s home race at the French Grand Prix, it was announced that a bumper new contract extension had been agreed to keep Ocon at the Enstone-based outfit until the end of 2024. Ocon is the latest driver to secure his future in F1 on a long-term deal, following similar arrangements for the likes of Max Verstappen at Red Bull, Charles Leclerc at Ferrari, and McLaren’s Lando Norris. The decision to re-sign Ocon was described as a “no-brainer” by Rossi, who also said the 24-year-old “reminds me a lot” of former Renault driver Prost. “First off he’s a great fine-tuner, it reminds me a lot of Alain [Prost], actually,” Rossi explained. “He is very good at...
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