Following the announcement that Fernando Alonso will move to Aston Martin in 2023, Alpine has expressed their opinions on the Spaniard’s decision.
In response to the news that Fernando Alonso would move to Aston Martin in 2023, Alpine has released a statement.
Sebastian Vettel will be replaced at the British squad by Fernando Alonso, who is in his second season with Alpine following coming back to F1 with the squad in 2021. Alonso has a multi-year contract.
Alpine has sent Alonso their best wishes in light of the news.
“We wish Fernando the best for his future in Formula 1,” the message posted on the team’s social media reads.
“Fernando has always been, and always will be, part of the Renault and Alpine family and we’re proud and privileged to have shared so many on-track moments together.”
Alpine will announce its driver lineup for 2023 “in due course”
Alpine said they appreciate working with Alonso for the rest of 2022 and that information on their lineup for 2019 will be released in due course.
“We look forward to finishing the remainder of the 2022 season with Fernando in blue, and we’ll keep pushing to the maximum until the final lap in November,” the statement continues.
“The team will announce its driver line-up for the 2023 Formula 1 season in due course.”
Only Alonso’s seat is open because recent racer Esteban Ocon has a contract with the club till the end of 2024.
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