Fernando Alonso is predicted to participate in pre-season testing in Bahrain from March 12-14.
Fernando Alonso will return to F1 after a three-year hiatus with Alpine. AP
Two-time Components One world champion Fernando Alonso will skip the Alpine automotive launch subsequent week after his biking accident two weeks in the past, the workforce stated on Friday.
The 39-year-old, who returns to the game after two years, will give attention to “making ready for the important season” as an alternative of attending the digital launch Tuesday of the renamed Renault workforce.
“We remorse to substantiate that Fernando Alonso won’t be current for media questions and solutions on this event,” the workforce stated.
“The well being state of affairs and the corresponding laws in place don’t permit it to hold out communication and advertising and marketing actions whereas it undertakes its important preparations for the season.”
Alonso, who was world champion in 2005 and 2006 with Renault, needed to bear surgical procedure on his damaged jaw after being concerned in a street accident whereas biking in Switzerland earlier this month.
Alonso will likely be related to French driver Esteban Ocon at Alpine.
He’s anticipated to take part in pre-season testing in Bahrain from March 12-14.
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