This week there was one of the most anticipated laps to the Formula 1. Fernando Alonso He got back into a top-flight car after a two-year absence. The Spanish took part in a test at the Barcelona circuit. The news of his return was surprising, since there were some rumors but in the team Renault it did not confirm them.
This Friday, in the official accounts of the different social networks of the Renault team, the first images of what the test was at the Barcelona circuit were shared. In addition, the Spaniard spoke of the sensations that he was allowed to return to the activity of this category. Alonso was able to ride with the car this season and he was very satisfied with that.
The Asturian driver showed his happiness at being able to drive a car of these characteristics again, which he described as ‘impressive’. “Driving these cars after two years, feeling the speed, how everything comes so fast, corner after corner, the braking performance. All the things that Formula 1 has. Living them again made it a very beautiful day, “said Alonso.
Running again in Barcelona
The Spanish highlighted the possibility of being able to get on the Renault in a circuit like the one in Catalonia. «It is special to return to Barcelona. I remember in 2000 I drove the Benetton here and now, in 2020, a Renault driver. It is a special circuit, I have many good memories of this track. It’s a track that I know very well, so it fit perfectly with a day like today, ”said Alonso happily.
Further, Fernando Alonso he emphasized the great performance he felt on top of this year’s car. «The car was a positive surprise. We know that he has performed well in the last two races. I felt like I had good grip, good potential. Regarding the engine, the last time I drove with a Renault engine was in 2018 and I think that the step forward is quite important there, “he said.