Alonso admits 2021 return possible

Sat, 7 September 2019, 10:35

Sep.7 (GMM) Fernando Alonso has flagged the possibility of a return to Formula 1 in 2021.

Having retired at the end of last year, the double world champion is back on the pitwall this weekend at Monza as a McLaren ambassador.

“Let’s see,” he told Britain’s Sky when asked about his future in F1.

“I need to figure out a couple of different challenges out of Formula 1 that I need to complete.”

One of them is the Indy 500, which he needs to wrap up the ‘triple crown’. Another is the Dakar rally, which the 38-year-old is currently preparing for.

After that, Alonso says the 2021 rules could provide a good opportunity to come back.

“I think it’s a good mix that we can find there and maybe a different Formula 1 than what we see now,” he said.

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