Alonso 'on the phone constantly' ahead of F1 return - Renault
Renault sporting director Alan Permane claims the "extra support" being offered by Fernando Alonso is being felt throughout the team ahead of his F1 comeback.
Alonso recently spent three days at Renault's base in Enstone, completing his seat fit and partaking in simulator work in preparation for his return next year.
While the two-time world champion has kept busy since his initial retirement in 2018, notably winning back-to-back Le Mans, the Spaniard is now solely focused on Renault, that rebrands to Alpine in 2021.
With his other commitments concluded, Permane said Alonso has offered to help Renault "in any way he can" until he can start taking his talents to the track again, and is constantly contacting the team.
"Now that he’s finished his IndyCar stuff he’s following the weekends closely," said Permane.
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