F1, Fernando Alonso takes himself off the market: the announcement

©Getty Images

One of the most prestigious boxes on the grid is also placed for the future.

Fernando Alonso has made up his mind. The Asturian star, the 2005 and 2006 world champion in Renault and since then transited to prestigious teams such as Ferrari and McLaren before the parenthesis in Alpine and the arrival in Aston Martin, was one of the most coveted drivers of the Formula 1 cascomarket in view of 2025. After rumors that he was a possible new driver for Red Bull or Mercedes, forò, his decision è was to stay where he already is.

Later in the day on Thursday; è è in fact came an official statement from Aston Martin opened by a few words from Alonso, albeit very clear: "I am here to stay". As explained by the team owned by Lawrence Stroll, moreover, the agreement is not è not even short-lived. Indeed, the Formula 1 veteran will wear his current colors in 2025, the season for which he seemed coveted by the top teams on the grid, but also in 2026.

"This agreement takes us until 2026. And securing the long-term presence of Fernando Alonso è is wonderful news – è was the comment of Aston Martin’s team principal, Mike Krack – Over the past 18 months we have built a great partnership, we are equally determined to achieve success. Fernando has è shown himself to be of his word and has shown that he believes in us. And in the same way we believe in him".

You may also like...