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Alpine boss suggests Mark Webber and Fernando Alonso played role in Oscar Piastri fallout

Alpine team principal Otmar Szafnauer says he wouldn’t be surprised if it was discovered that Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber had worked together in some capacity regarding the fallout between the team and Oscar Piastri. When Alonso announced that he was to leave Alpine to drive for Aston Martin at the end of this season, the French team moved quickly to promote academy driver Piastri for the 2023 campaign. However, they soon discovered that he had already made a deal with a rival team, widely thought to be McLaren. READ: Haas warned against sacking Mick Schumacher Feeling he was contractually obliged to drive for them next year, Alpine announced that he would do so. The young Aussie...
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