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Alpine’s doubts put to rest after Ocon’s win

Renault CEO Luca de Meo was “in tears” after Esteban Ocon won the Hungarian Grand Prix – putting all doubts of the future of the team at rest. Back in the summer of 2021, Ocon took his maiden win in Formula 1, with the immense help of two-time World Champion, and team-mate, Fernando Alonso. De Meo decided to continue with the Formula 1 team despite a severe cash loss in 2020, around eight billion euros in just six months. He said, as quoted by Marca: “I remember at the end I was in tears…When I saw Esteban winning the first GP in Alpine's F1 history. “It was an important moment, because it was a way of saying that the decision I made a few months earlier was the right one....
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