Alpine F1 team, fomer Renault F1 team, confirmed this afternoon that the spanish driver and two times World Champion, Fernando Alonso, is still out of condition after a jaw surgery and will not take part to the virtual presentation of the new Alpine.
So much fear, then the happy ending for the spanish driver, who will drive a Formula One car again this upcoming season, after a bike accident in Lugano, on the 11th of February.
Hit by a car in Switzerland while he was on a bicycle, he recieved immediate assistance, the first tests revealed a fractured jaw and damage to the teeth. He was transferred to Berna and fortunately discharged after a few days and a surgery.
Now he's is training to get back on track stronger than ever,
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but the team said that he's not in good condition yet and he won't take part in any media duties in Alpine's launch next week.
The team announced that "The sanitary situation and corresponding regulations in place do not allow him to do any communications and marketing activities while he undertakes his critical season preparation".
The first appearance of the Spaniard in the brand new Alpine suit will, therefore, take place during the winter tests on March 12-14 in Bahrain, while Esteban Ocon will certainly be present during the car launch on March 2.
Yesssssssas 🕟🕖🕡🕐🕐🕡🕑🕑🕠🕑🕟🕟🕠🕑 https://t.co/q6pfZpAzSc pic.twitter.com/AMoM9O90lB
— Fernando Alonso (@alo_oficial) February 26, 2021