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Formula 1: "No regrets or resentment", Alonso talks about his departure from Alpine


The Spanish driver spoke to the team about his departure from the French team at the end of last season in an interview with L'Equipe.

Fernando Alonso is enjoying the heyday of the Aston Martin team this season, with whom he has just signed a sensational start to the season.

In an interview with L'Equipe, the Spanish driver talks about his departure from Alpine who wanted to bet on the promising Oscar Piatri rather than extend him because of his age (41 years old).

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I have no regrets or resentment for Renault or Alpine.

It will always be my family.

I wish we understood each other better last year.

I remember that here, precisely, in Australia, I spoke with the management to extend my contract and I had no news until July.

I was surprised but not disappointed to receive nothing formal.

They wanted to invest in the future with Piastri.

I could understand in a certain way, this choice of Renault.

I am not here for long.

Oscar, he should be longer

, “said the and double world champion.

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Alonso tackles Otmar Szafnauer

On the subject, Alonso returns to the question of the age and the doubts of the former leaders of the French team to extend it, coming in particular from Otmar Szafnauer, the boss of Alpine.

This kind of comment, he must make them because he plays a role and must find a way to destabilize.

But it doesn't work with me.

I believe Lewis (Hamilton) was 35 when he won his seventh title.

The age factor should not play on the pilots.

And Aston was not afraid...

", insisted the "Bull of Asturias".

Source: lefigaro

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