Crazy rumor in F1, Alonso breaks the silence

This week leading up to the Brazilian Grand Prix has been the subject of many rumors at Aston Martin. Some saw Fernando Alonso leaving the team to be replaced by Sergio Pérez. Enough to accelerate the retirement of the double Spanish world champion? Not according to him.

« I don’t want to believe the rumor they told me now in the paddock. No. » All it took was one message from the journalist Albert Fabrega to ignite the powder and give rise to the craziest rumors. Among them, an exchange of seats between Sergio Perez et Fernando Alonso. An obviously unfounded rumor, just like that of the retirement of Fernando Alonso. Aged 42, this rumor logically appears at the end of each season.

“It’s easy for me to stay motivated once I’m in the car”

While the start of the season Fernando Alonso was almost perfect with three consecutive podiums. Everyone thought the Spaniard was capable of competing with Red Bull et Max Verstappen this season. Unfortunately for him, he quickly fell into line but announces that he is still motivated to drive, in comments reported by : « It’s easy for me to stay motivated once I’m in the car. But I admit that I like to be competitive, I like to be fast and I hate losing. The current situation at Aston Martin is not easy, we need to understand why because it is important for future development. The team is focused at the factory on 2024, all information will be valuable. »

“For the moment, I don’t see myself stopping F1”

Et Fernando Alonso does not plan to retire yet: “ For the moment no. I know I’m in the latter part of my career, but for now I don’t see myself stopping F1. I don’t have a date to end my career. »

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