"The continuity of Alonso is a super news. The agreement between McLaren and Renault are done," revealed former owner of Formula 1
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The old Bernie Ecclestone, former owner of Formula 1, confirmed in 'Daily Mail' british continuity of Fernando Alonso in McLaren team, propelled from next year by a Renault engine. The end of a multi-millionaire but disastrous link with Honda. "The continuity of Alonso is a super news. The agreement between McLaren and Renault is closed," revealed Bernie, when re are still more than two months to end of a season that is poised to become a nightmare for pilot spaniard. The announcement, at least change of propeller, will be made official in next few hours in Singapore.
Ecclestone left a pessimistic reading in british press about agreement, McLaren-Renault: "I don't see why McLaren will be more happy with Renault than y were with Honda. It was not fault of Honda that things did not turn out well, it was McLaren. Each day y had to deal with everything, instead of working with m, which was a bit stupid."
Convinced that team from Woking has built a chassis with possibilities, Alonso he demanded a change of engine to continue. Not wanted to enter in 2018 again by dragging doubts of Honda, unable to company to ensure an evolution interesting for next season. In current, pilot accumulates nine withdrawals in 12 runs, with only 10 points in overall standings.
what Renault promises best results? It considers spaniard, his team and, in general, all of Formula 1. The example is Red Bull, who in addition to having a car of good design takes years carrying engines of French firm. Alonso is confident that with se thrusters, podiums and even victories will be possible in next World.
In se negotiations to multiple bands, Honda will accept to leave McLaren to change of find hole in Toro Rosso, team subsidiary of Red Bull. There want to continue to adapt to F1, without pressure that has been sustained since he returned to circuits in 2015, when Alonso changed his Ferrari for team that had been abandoned in 2007 after colliding with Lewis Hamilton and Ron Dennis.
Anor involved movement of chips will be Carlos Sainz, which would also be about to confirm his signing for Renault. The team of diamond is what has been demanded of Toro Rosso as compensation for breaking his contract engines.