News Details

Fernando Alonso blindsided Alpine with shock Aston Martin switch

Alpine team principal Otmar Szafnauer has revealed that he did not see Fernando Alonso’s departure coming. There had been but a few days of speculation as to who would move across to Aston Martin to replace Sebastian Vettel after the German announced his retirement ahead of the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend. Those questions were answered on Monday when the British side issued a press release, complete with quotes from Alonso, confirming that he had signed with them for next year. However, the 41-year-old had told Szafnauer in Budapest last weekend that he did not have a deal in place with anyone, so negotiations with Alpine could continue into the summer break. READ: Sebastian Vettel...
Full Story »
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

How Alpine was convinced Alonso would stay before...

Otmar Szafnauer's comments in the twilight of the Hungarian Grand Prix...
3mo ago from GPFans.com

Alonso move came as a surprise to Alpine

Alpine boss, Otmar Szafnauer has revealed that first he knew of Fernando...
3mo ago from Pitpass.com

What Alonso's Aston Martin switch means for the 2023...

Article To news overview © XPBimages With more than half a year to go...
3mo ago from RacingNews365.com

Does Alonso's Aston Martin move make sense?

Fernando Alonso's switch from Renault-owned Alpine to Formula 1 rivals...
3mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Haas reserve Fittipaldi still harbours IndyCar...

The Haas Formula 1 team’s third driver, Pietro Fittipaldi, maintains...
4h ago from SpeedCafe.com

IndyCar set to improve rear crash structure for next...

The NTT IndyCar Series is set to introduce a new rear crash structure on...
10h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

IndyCar's top 10 drivers of 2022

The 2022 NTT IndyCar Series season saw nine different drivers earn wins as...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

WRC unveils the 2023 season calendar

The 2023 WRC season calendar has been unveiled and it features two...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Chelsea pushing to sign Inter Milan's Denzel Dumfries?

Chelsea are reportedly stepping up their pursuit of Inter Milan right-back...
2h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Arsenal's Ben White pulls out of England squad due to...

The FA announce that Arsenal defender Ben White has pulled out of...
6h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News


2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.