The Spanish driver will leave Alpine next season to take the seat vacated by Sebastian Vettel with the British team
the spanish pilot Fernando Alonsodouble world champion Formula 1will be a team driver Aston Martin from 2023 with a multi-year contractannounced on Monday the British team, which has a vacant seat after the announcement of the retirement of the German driver Sebastian Vettel at the end of the season.
It’s a statement, Aston Martin recognizes that “the incredible experience of Fernando and his brilliant pace and running ability are a clear statement of intent from an organization committed to developing a championship-winning team. Formula 1“.
For its part, Alonsowho this season faces the French team Alpinewas very optimistic about the future: “This team clearly applies the energy and commitment to win, and is therefore one of the most interesting in the Formula 1 Today. I know Lawrence –Lawrence Stroll, CEO of Aston Martin— and Lance Stroll for many years and it is quite evident that they have the ambition and passion to succeed in the Formula 1“.
“I’ve seen how the team has always attracted great people with a winning tag, and I’m aware of the huge commitment to Silverstone’s new facilities and resources, because no one in the Formula 1 The current one shows greater vision and an absolute commitment to winning, and that makes it a really exciting opportunity for me.”
“I still have the hunger and the ambition to fight to be at the forefrontand I want to be part of an organization that is committed to learning, growing and succeeding, although we are all aware that there is a long way to go to get there and that we must put all our energies to work together to find the performance” explains the double world champion.
“The passion and desire for performance that I have witnessed – insists the pilot – convinces me to maintain my pleasure and my commitment to this sport. I intend to win again in this sport and, therefore, I must take advantage of the opportunities that seem right to me.
The CEO of Aston MartinLawrence Stroll, acknowledges in this statement that he knows Fernando Alonso and has admired him “for many years and I have always been clear that he is a committed winner like me”.
“I set out to bring together the best people and develop the right resources and organization to succeed in this highly competitive sport, and those plans are now taking shape at Silverstone, so it seemed natural to invite Fernando be part of building a winning team, and in our recent conversations, we quickly established that we had the same ambitions and values, and it was logical and easy to confirm our willingness to work together,” said Stroll.
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