formula 1 Whatever is happening around the Alpine since this Monday, one wonders Aston Martin announced the surprise by the sign of Fernando Alonso for 2023. The French team has lived two real days since that announcement.
alpine boss, Otmar Szafnauer, hours after Aston Martin’s announcement admitted that they did not know about Fernando Alonso’s departure until the English team reported it. What’s more, Szafner acknowledged that he looks forward to signing Asturian’s renewal in the coming days.
Alonso on holiday in Asturias and not in Greece
A crap that still has some chapters. Alpine’s boss assured that he was not able to speak with Fernando Alonso after his signing for Aston Martin was announced, with Otmar Szafner saying Fernando Alonso was on holiday in the Greek islands.
Nothing is further from reality. and that Spaniard Oviedo. is in, in his homeland, as he himself revealed on his Instagram account. In some of the stories uploaded by Alonso on Tuesday, you can see how the two-time world champion walked through his karting circuit in the morning, and in the afternoon he was in Oviedo.
In the video published by Alonso, you can see how he gives a thumbs up, a revelation that came exactly the moment Oscar Piastri released his statement announcing that he had not signed anything with Alpine.
and that Alpine announces that Piastri is stepping down from Fernando Alonso In 2023, something the Australian pilot denied clearly.
“I understand that, without my approval, Alpine has announced in a press release that I will be their driver. subsequent years. That’s a mistake, I haven’t signed a contract with Alpine for 2023 and I won’t drive with Alpine next year“,” Piastri indicated in a statement, leaving Alpine more like a meme than a serious team.
A move against Alpine by Weber, Alonso and Piastri?
And the last equation to keep in mind is that Piastri’s agent is also Australian. mark weber, who maintains a good friendship with Fernando Alonso. Apparently Weber may have already held talks with Williams and multiple experts confirm this Will have signed a deal with McLarenLooks like a team The fate of Oscar Pistri in 2023,
In this way, Alpine has gone from three drivers (Ocon, Alonso and Piastri) to just one in 48 hours. Otmar SzafnauerWhile everything was going fast, confirmed that he was not able to contact Mark Webber…
“His manager is in Australia. I try to talk to Mark (Weber), we text each other. give us some time, Oscar is our number one nominee. We haven’t reached the ‘what if it’s not the Oscars’ stage, but many riders have called and Ricciardo is a good recommendation,” Szafner admitted.
The truth and truth is that Alpine has gone from having everything under control in two days, at least that’s what they believe, to experiencing total distress for the next season.