How did Alpine end up in such a mess with its drivers?

In the space of a few days, the 2023 driver market has been turned upside down. It all started with Sebastian Vettel announcing his retirement ahead of the Hungarian Grand Prix before Fernando Alonso surprised his Alpine team by confirming he would move to Aston Martin as Vettel’s replacement the day after the race. Alpine …

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Alpine learned of Alonso move via press release

Alpine only learned of Fernando Alonso’s decision to join Aston Martin next year from the press release the British team sent out on Monday morning. Alonso will replace the retiring Sebastian Vettel next year after signing a multi-year deal despite having an Alpine contract extension offer on the table. In the build-up to the Hungarian …

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Why Alonso to Aston Martin makes sense

BUDAPEST, Hungary — It’s little wonder Aston Martin owner Lawrence Stroll acted so quickly to secure Fernando Alonso’s services for 2023. By signing Alonso he has replaced one world champion, Sebastian Vettel, with another, just four days after the latter announced his plan to retire from Formula One at the end of this season. Alonso …

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Alonso to join Aston Martin on multi-year deal

Aug 1, 2022 Nate Saunders Close F1 Associate Editor • Previously worked in rugby union and British Superbikes • History graduate from Reading University• Joined ESPNF1 in February 2014 Laurence Edmondson Close F1 Editor • Joined ESPN in 2009• An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011 Fernando Alonso will replace the retiring Sebastian Vettel at Aston Martin next season, the …

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Alonso optimistic in new F1 regulation era

Double world champion Fernando Alonso is heading into the Formula One season in an optimistic mood, with the Spaniard hoping the new 2022 rules can deliver enough of a shake up to put his Alpine team in the fight at the front. The 40-year-old returned to the sport last year, signing for the same Enstone-based …

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