According to BBC Sport, Fernando Alonso is about to sign a contract with Renault and return to Formula 1 next season. The Spanish racer will return to the sport, which he left tired of the mid-table fight in 2018. He is returning to the team with which he reached the peak of his career in 2005 and 2006, when he conquered the entire competition twice in a row. He will replace Daniel Ricciard, who is moving to McLaren, on the French team. The decision is certainly surprising, as McLaren's uncompetitiveness was the main reason for his departure from Formula 1 at the end of 2018. However, with his arrival, the whole event on and off the track will be even more interesting.
Fernando Alonso, along with former Formula 1 racers Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakaimo in Toyota's TS050 Hybrid, came to his second consecutive victory victory in the prestigious endurance race. The victory smiled most of the race on their team rivals in the Toyota team consisting of Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez. Just over an hour before the end, Lopez had to drive back to the garage to stop due to a punctured rear right tire and consequent problems with the car. During this time, however, they lost all advantage over their teammates. This was two minutes before the trouble. At the end, he was 16 seconds behind Fernando Alonso.
The McLaren team revealed the color of the car with which Fernando Alonso will compete in his last Formula 1 race. The Spaniard announced some time ago that he is saying goodbye to Formula 1 at the end of the season, so the team has prepared a bit for his last race. a different painting of a race car. The colors of his helmet (red, blue, yellow were transferred to the back of the otherwise orange car. Team leader Zak Brown said: "We are very happy and proud to have prepared a special painting of the car for Fernando's last race. We want his the last race is special in every way and that’s just one of the ways we can do that. ”“ For that, we worked together with Fernando FIA and Formula 1 to be able to make those changes for one race.
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