Fernando Alonso noticed in Crimson Bull HQ with Horner and Marko sparking conspiracy idea | F1 | Sport

Fernando Alonso was captured on digicam chatting to Crimson Bull chiefs Christian Horner and Helmut Marko within the Crimson Bull motorhome previous to Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying. The trio had been stuffed with smiles whereas sat round a desk alongside Max Verstappen’s supervisor Raymond Vermeulen. An FIA official was stood within the background.

Followers have taken to social media with quite a few conspiracy theories, most of which concerned Alonso transferring from Apline to Crimson Bull or their junior group, AlphaTauri.

“Alonso for alpha tauri 2026,” one fan posted. And one other added: “Alonso to Crimson Bull 2027.”

Whereas one other was excited by the prospect of Alonso teaming up with Horner, writing: “That is 100% the true story. ALO v. HAM? No thanks. ALO v. VER? Nah. However ALO/Horner v. Everyone? That is prime tier.”

Alonso is beneath contract with Alpine till the top of the 2023 season, by which he can be 42 years outdated. Regardless of his age, the Spaniard remains to be in a position to compete on the highest stage and has scored 71 Championship factors this season, leaving him ninth within the standings.

It’s extremely unlikely Alonso would exchange Verstappen however followers reckon the two-time world champion might transfer to Crimson Bull if Sergio Perez departs. The Mexican has achieved an excellent job as Verstappen’s team-mate and sits second within the Drivers’ Championship, and has two years remaining on his present deal.

In the meantime, Alonso has said that he solely plans to race in F1 for a number of extra years earlier than turning his consideration elsewhere.

“I hope to be in System One for no less than two or three extra years. I feel I’m a hundred percent. After which, from there, a problem that I’ve by no means hidden is to attempt the Dakar once more,” Alonso stated lately.

Rain has disrupted the Brazilian Grand Prix this weekend and Alonso is hoping his group can reap the benefits of the uncertainty which noticed Kevin Magnussen safe pole.

“I feel we’re fairly relaxed about this weekend,” Alonso advised Sky Sports activities F1.

“[The] circuit requires some effectivity on the automotive, [that] has been our power in circuits like Spa, Suzuka – so it needs to be a aggressive weekend for us.

“However yeah, let’s see the climate as nicely. Some threats of rain any day at any time, so we’ve got to be sharp on that. However yeah, hopefully an easy weekend.”

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