Fernando Alonso left the fans of al Formula 1 looking forward to the 2021 season. The two-time world champion with Renault he kept the best time of the ‘Young Drivers’ tests in Abu Dhabi, and improved the times they achieved Daniel Ricciardo and Esteban Ocon in the classification. On the other hand, he was able to surpass the Mercedes by more than a tenth.
In addition to the times achieved by Ricciardo and Ocon, Alonso was even faster than the fastest time of the race, which the Australian achieved with the same car that the Asturian used on Tuesday. This is why several were excited to see the Spanish fighting face to face against the fastest cars in the category.
The Renault driver confirmed that he felt very comfortable with the treatment he had over the last week. “It was great to see what modern cars can do and to experience what they can do. I was closely watching the progress of the team over the weekend and it was nice to experience what I learned from the outside this time inside the cockpit.
“We fixed a lot of basic things that we did in preparation at the factory, like seat adjustment, pedal position, etc., which is beneficial with just a day and a half of winter testing next year. We ticked the boxes today and entered Christmas and New Years in good spirits and everyone in the team motivated, “added Alonso to generate more enthusiasm.
Finally, Alonso assured that despite his low expectations for this test, it was a great help for him. “It was good and very nice to be back in the car, especially with the racing team. I have been testing the 2018 car in preparation but this test felt a bit more serious and kindled the competitive spirit a bit, ”he said to finish.
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