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While many thought Tuesday’s announcement Fernando Alonso is leaving F1 would be followed up by one saying he’s off to IndyCar, Mark Miles says that won’t be resolved until “closer to the end of the year.”
The Formula 1 paddock has reacted to news that Fernando Alonso is walking away at the end of this season, wishing the Spaniard well.
Fernando Alonso announced he’s quitting Formula 1 at the end of this season and gave a poignant goodbye to the sport via social media.
After months of speculation, Fernando Alonso has announced he’s walking away from F1 at the end of this season but did not say where he is off to.
Fernando Alonso is on the “same level” as Michael Schumacher but has had less success than the German because he can “split a team”; that’s according to Felipe Massa.
There is some good news for Stoffel Vandoorne with Zak Brown saying he’s done an “excellent job”, McLaren just want him to beat Fernando Alonso a bit more often.
Although Pirelli are “ready” to face a tyre war should F1 go in that direction, Mario Isola believes having one supplier makes more financial sense.
IndyCar may have dropped the biggest hint yet about Fernando Alonso’s future plans, either for 2019 or for lunch today.
Charles Leclerc reckons Sauber’s in-season progress has looked “bigger” than it is really is given his struggles in the opening races.
Sebastian Vettel retains hope that Ferrari can push Mercedes all the way in the fight for both World Championships in 2018.