F1 winner chased for shock swap

Alonso will leave F1 at the end of the year with several suitors lining up to try to get him.


Fernando Alonso has a great deal to consider about.Resource:Getty Visuals

FERNANDO Alonso is a huge focus on for System E manager Alejandro Agag to gentle up the all-electric powered racing collection.

The Spaniard will give up System One particular at the close of this year and is very likely to make the swap to racing in IndyCar.

Nevertheless, System E CEO Agag reported he has spoken to the two-time F1 winner about signing up for the collection in 2020.

“I’ve been talking with Fernando. Really, I was with him in Monza,” he informed the South China Early morning Write-up.

“I consider he’s heading to The usa this year, but certainly for the year soon after we are heading soon after him.

“I talk with Fernando a great deal, he likes System E a great deal. He’s extremely vehicle-targeted, Fernando.

“He’s extremely curious about the new vehicle that we are starting off in year 5. He would like to know additional about that vehicle and he consider it seems to be extremely great. Fernando is all about the vehicle.”

Alonso will leave F1 at the end of the year with several suitors lining up to try to get him.

Alonso will depart F1 at the close of the yr with numerous suitors lining up to check out to get him.Resource:AFP

Alonso’s previous Ferrari teammate, Felipe Massa, has joined System E for its fifth year, which begins afterwards this yr.

And Agag is optimistic that with the Brazilian’s arrival it will carry on to assist the collection to develop.

“Massa is a terrific driver, he’s a terrific mate, he’s a actually great persona, and he has a huge pursuing all all around the earth,” Agag reported.

“For him to generate in System E, it is terrific for the championship. We have a terrific line-up of motorists, next only to System One particular.

“Apart from that we are almost certainly the most effective in the earth. A lot more motorists are performing absolutely System E, due to the fact of the advancement — there are more substantial budgets to fork out the salaries so the motorists are unique.

“Formula E is turning out to be the precedence.”

Alonso is established to make a choice on his 2019 year in Oct.

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