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Alonso 'tired' of questions over age

Alonso 'tired' of questions over age

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Alonso 'tired' of questions over age

Alonso 'tired' of questions over age

Fernando Alonso has conceded consistent questioning over his age is "tiring" as he continues his impressive form on his F1 comeback.

After a difficult start to the season as he acclimatised to the Alpine after two years out of the sport, Alonso has been in superb form in recent times, scoring points on a consistent basis and being described by Daniel Ricciardo as having the "best racecraft" on the grid.

The Hungarian Grand Prix marks the first race the two-time champion will race as a 40-year-old.

"I will shave, then you won’t ask about the age, it’s tiring. I will go in the solarium, I will be tanned, I will shave, and I will look very young!" he joked when asked about the occasion.

"No, I mean, it’s going to be a very normal race, no change for me. I feel good."

Ahead of the season, Alonso was involved in a road traffic accident when cycling and was given a metal insert to reinforced his jaw, but the Spaniard added he had shrugged the effects off.

He said: "Honestly, after the accident also at the beginning of the year, the first couple of races, still a part of the stress of coming back to the sport, you know, I was concerned about the jaw, about the shoulder as well, that I had a small injury, but now I am super fit and 200 per cent.

"Next week is another number, so I will eat some cake but apart from that it is going to be a very normal weekend and I feel 25, so whatever number the passport says is not how I feel."

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