Fernando Alonso awaits the Bahrain tests to know what he can do with Alpine

The Spaniard, in principle, thinks that the performance of the former Renault team will not be very different from 2020.

Undoubtedly, one of the great attractions that the 2021 season of the F1 It will be the return of Spanish Fernando Alonso to the specialty after two years. The two-time Máxima champion will race for AlpineF1, the new denomination of Renault. Although his goal is to be the protagonist, the Iberian is also very realistic about his chances in a year without too many technical changes. The first parameter will be in the general tests that will be held from March 12 to 14 in Bahrain, scene of the first GP on the 28th of next month.

Fernando Alonso Renault“I have not started to think about this yet (the real capacity of your car), it is still too early. Maybe after the winter tests we can imagine or dream about the first race and where we can be, but right now I have no idea about it ”, Alonso pointed out, who made the news last week after being hit by a car while training on a bicycle.

“I think Mercedes will be in front of everyone, then there will be Red Bull and then there will be a close fight between some teams. Alpine will be within that group and it will be interesting to see who better adapts to the new regulations "Pointed.

This uncertainty means that, right now, the double world champion can only outline the general objective of scoring in each race. “I think it will be very tight, so we could be fighting for sixth or seventh place on the grid or we could be 15 very easily. Our goal is to fight for at least the Top 10 "He stressed.




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