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Szafnauer: Alpine would close 'Piastri loopholes' in future driver deals

Article To news overview © McLaren Alpine would look to prevent 'loopholes', like the one found in Oscar Piastri's Alpine agreement, from occurring again in future driver contracts. After the announcement in July that Sebastian Vettel would be retiring at the end of the season, Fernando Alonso elected to transfer from Alpine and sign for Aston Martin to replace his fellow World Champion. This opened up a seat alongside Esteban Ocon, with Alpine planning to promote reserve driver Piastri to make his Grand Prix debut in 2023. However, as the team had not offered him a concrete race drive with them, the 2021 Formula 2 champion looked elsewhere and signed with McLaren, publicly rejecting...
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