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m3n4.net April 21, 2019


Alonso: I haven't closed the door on F1

31 March 2019, 01:47 | Tracey Rhodes

Alonso's Mc Laren team finished sixth in last season's constructors championship

Fernando Alonso in the 2018 McLaren

F1's tyre supplier runs the programme and decides what tyres to use, but it will give the 37-year-old plenty of time to assess the vehicle.

McLaren have announced that former two-time World Champion, Fernando Alonso will test for them in Bahrain, the first time since his ambassadorial role at the team was confirmed.

Among those new challenges is a second attempt at winning the Indy 500 in May and the completion of his first season in the World Endurance Championship in June.

Alonso will drive one and a half days in the Pirelli vehicle - his first appearance in a 2019 auto since announcing his retirement from the category past year - but says he is not approaching it with a return to F1 in mind.

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"As I said a year ago, and in Barcelona as well, my idea is not to come back", he said.

McLaren-Renault's Carlos Sainz Jr has been forced to take his second MGU-K of the 2019 Formula 1 season already, following his Australian Grand Prix failure.

"I had great opportunities outside F1 to do things that are unprecedented, so that is why I took the decision". If something happened and a great opportunity arrives, I probably will consider [it].

Alonso said the Bahrain opportunity was his first real involvement with McLaren's F1 activities since his short-lived pre-season attendance.

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"As I said previous year, and in Barcelona [testing] as well, my idea is not to come back", Alonso said. On face value, it holds little interest for a two-time world champion, but Alonso said he hopes to help McLaren understand its auto.

"I don't close doors 100% to anything in the future".

"Maybe if I was relaxing at home maybe it was different but I have been testing and preparing different things so there is not much time to miss anything".

"I guess they thought it is a good opportunity for me to try the auto but not take the driving time of the other drivers", Alonso added.

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