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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