LONDON — Spanish Formulation One particular driver Fernando Alonso is aware and awaiting healthcare exams right after currently being associated in a highway incident when biking in Switzerland, his crew explained in a statement introduced Thursday.
“Alpine F1 Team can confirm that Fernando Alonso has been associated in a street accident though cycling in Switzerland,” the team’s statement said. “Fernando is aware and effectively in himself and is awaiting further more healthcare exams tomorrow morning.”
The incident was initially documented late Wednesday night time. The team explained to hope updates on Alonso’s situation Friday, just after he can be further more evaluated.
The 39-yr-aged, two-time F1 world champion is owing to make his comeback this time soon after two seasons absent from the sport. Alonso declared in July that he would return to race for Renault (now Alpine) for the 2021 time. Alonso received both equally of his past championships with the Renault workforce.
The Spaniard’s return had been the topic of mounting speculation from the moment it was announced Australian Daniel Ricciardo would leave Renault for McLaren at the conclude of 2020.
That made a vacancy along with Esteban Ocon, who explained to reporters in Austria right after the announcement that he would be keen to race alongside Alonso.
With a standard touch of showmanship, Alonso flagged his shift up in advance of the announcement with a movie on Instagram accompanied by tunes to the 1980s Hollywood motion picture “Back to the Future.”
Renault’s decision to shun young talent for a veteran who built his debut with Minardi in 2001, when past weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix podium finisher Lando Norris was continue to a toddler, was viewed by some as a backwards phase.