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Jenson Button is expecting a “humble” and “well-mannered” Fernando Alonso to be back in the Formula 1 paddock this year.
Fernando Alonso’s return is reviving Spain’s “sad” relationship with Formula 1 – and he is capable of winning a third World Championship.
Martin Brundle thinks Fernando Alonso should have more than two World Championships to his name, but has spoiled his chances with some intra-team “skirmishes”.
2020 is now officially in the history books, meaning it is full steam ahead to Albert Park and the start of the 2021 Formula 1 season.
Sebastian Vettel says Formula 1 needs to stay relevant – and Planet F1 readers have also been airing their views on what the sport’s future holds.
Fernando Alonso hopes to make the podium in 2021 when he returns to Formula 1, but needs a “Mercedes disaster”.
Renault think Fernando Alonso is at a disadvantage compared to other drivers as the pair reunite for the 2021 season.
While he says that being in the best car is important, Fernando Alonso also believes that Lewis Hamilton is the best performer on the grid.
Esteban Ocon has insisted he will not allow Fernando Alonso to dominate at Alpine next year in the way he did against Stoffel Vandoorne with McLaren.
Fernando Alonso revealed that setting the fastest time in the Abu Dhabi post-season test had “ignited the competitive spirit”.
Fernando Alonso showed all his old dash to set the fastest time for Renault in the ‘young driver test’ at Abu Dhabi.
Fernando Alonso feels his day of running in the RS20 in Abu Dhabi may be “welcome” but it is “not very important”.
Fernando Alonso is back in Formula 1, the Spaniard taking to the Yas Marina circuit for the post-season Abu Dhabi test.
Renault principal Cyril Abiteboul made light of the controversy surrounding Fernando Alonso’s role in the Young Driver Test.
Sebastian Vettel has joined Carlos Sainz in questioning the FIA’s decision to allow double World Champion Fernando Alonso to take part in this year’s young driver test.
Fernando Alonso will take his World Championship-winning R25 out on some very special demonstration runs ahead of the season finale in Abu Dhabi.
Declaring that Fernando Alonso lining up at this year’s young driver test is “wrong”, Ferrari have asked the FIA to allow Carlos Sainz to drive.
With rival teams voicing their unhappiness that Fernando Alonso will contest the young driver test, the Spaniard says he is “happy that rival teams are so worried”.
Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul has publicly thanked the FIA for allowing Fernando Alonso to take part in the end-of-season young driver test.
Renault has received approval for Fernando Alonso to take part in the “young driver test” being held after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
An eager Fernando Alonso has joked Renault are already ignoring his messages as he inches ever closer to making his Formula 1 return.
Zak Brown, who had two years managing Fernando Alonso in F1 at McLaren, expects the Spaniard to be “tough to beat” when he joins Renault.
Tied on seven World titles but with more wins on the board, Rubens Barrichello says Lewis Hamilton is “better” than Michael Schumacher.
Marcin Budkowski is confident Fernando Alonso has gained a lot of knowledge from his recent RS18 runs, meaning there’s less to cover in pre-season testing.
Felipe Massa fears Fernando Alonso’s return to Formula 1 in 2021 could bear hallmarks of when Michael Schumacher came back from retirement.
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Flavio Briatore has claimed he played a part in Fernando Alonso’s return to Formula 1 with Renault for next season.
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Renault sporting director Alan Permane feels that, while he’s quick, adaptability is Fernando Alonso’s key strength.
Jenson Button thinks Fernando Alonso will be “much more of a team player” when he returns to F1 with Renault after two years away.