The controversy continues! More teams against Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso prepare your return to Formula 1 with maximum dedication. That is why this week he will carry out new tests with the team Renault, on the Bahrain circuit. However, the great objective of the Spanish is to be able to be in the end of season tests at the circuit of Abu Dhabi. Despite this, several equipment they showed their opposition to be present, since it is a test for young pilots.

McLaren, Ferrari Y Racing point They have already made it clear that they will veto the possibility of Alonso being present on the Arab circuit. The position of these teams is that Alonso will arrive at these tests with 39 years, two World Championships and three Runners-up. While those who are in these tests will be pilots of Formula 2, or who have contested less than two races.

For his part, Alonso defends himself. Due to the new coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), Formula 1 decided that the preseason tests will be only three days. So each team driver will have a day and a half to prepare the entire schedule. According to many experts, this is practically impossible, as the body has to adapt to the new regulations.

Haas positioned

For its part, Guenther Steiner who is the team leader Haas, has already made it clear that he does not agree with Alonso’s participation in the test. “There is a rule. You know, you don’t need games… It’s a young driver test… that says it all. He is a 39-year-old two-time World Champion, and there is a rule for young drivers, ”Steiner told the press.

In addition, this test that takes place at the end of the season was an idea of ​​the Renault team to give its young promises a shot, however now it is the French structure itself that wants to do something else. “We make rules and then we try to ignore them. It is a ruler. If they want to do it, you should ask them all, and if two say no, don’t be angry (Renault) because a rule is a rule, ”Steiner shot.

The Haas team boss against Alonso. Source: Haas F1

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