Fired-up Alonso sending Renault motivation soaring
Renault executive director Marcin Budkowski has claimed Fernando Alonso's passion for his Formula 1 return is sending motivation soaring across the team.
Alonso makes his F1 comeback in 2021 after a two-year sabbatical, but far from the double world champion resting on old laurels, the Spaniard has integrated himself firmly into the workings of a marque that next season will be rebranded as Alpine.
Budkowski has revealed that Alonso has taken "every opportunity to drive...to get used to the teams, the systems, the procedures, to fine-tune his seating position, the steering wheel, everything.
"But also he hasn’t driven the car for two years and they are bloody fast cars – sorry for the wording – and then he needs to get back in shape, get back in the rhythm so he’s taking any opportunity he can to drive."
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