CONFIRMED: Fernando Alonso to return to F1 with Renault in 2021 - team

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Fernando Alonso. Image: Getty Images
Fernando Alonso. Image: Getty Images

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso will return to Formula One with Renault for the 2021 season, the team announced on Wednesday (8 July).

"Renault DP World F1 Team is pleased to confirm Fernando Alonso alongside Esteban Ocon in its driver line-up for the 2021 season," Renault said in a statement.

Team boss Cyril Abiteboul said in a statement: "The signing of Fernando Alonso is part of Groupe Renault's plan to continue its commitment to F1 and to return to the top of the field.

"His presence in our team is a formidable asset on the sporting level but also for the brand to which he is very attached."


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