C.Like two years ago, with Renault, Fernando Alonso debuts this November with Aston Martin, whose team he decided to leave on August 1, after his possible renewal with Alpine failed. The Asturian is already rolling in Pirelli post-season testing in Abu Dhabi, where the 2023 compounds are tested.
With a black jumpsuit and a zebra helmet, since he has a contract with Alpine until December 31, the Spaniard takes his first laps to get the tame and style of his new team. The car will be completely new in February, the first evolution of the ground effect regulations, with which they speak of being able to make a great leap in quality, since Aston Martin has been seventh in the Constructors’ World Championship this year.
Car It is completely green, free of sponsors, since the Asturian could not show off a single one of the brands that Aston Martin has this season due to incompatibility of contracts. In any case, the clean car looks impeccable, sporting the green british racing classic from the 50s and 60s
Alonso to give his recommendations, especially the changes of some functions in the steering wheel controls for the next year, something that he always likes to tweak in each single-seater in his own style for a more natural drive. Almost all very experienced pilots do it.
This first half day, Alonso shares the track with the F2 winner, the Brazilian Philip DrugovichAston Martin tester for the next season. drugovich He already had the opportunity to test the AMR22 this year in a Grand Prix Free 1.
De la Rosa, already acts as an ambassador.
For his part, Pedro de la Rosa has appeared on the circuit dressed in greenin what will be his new positions in the squad and Silverstone, ambassador of Aston Martin Racing.
Aston-Martin: Fernando Alonso / Stroll-Drugovich
Haas: Hulkenberg / Enzo Fittipaldi
AlphaTauri: Tsunoda / De Vries
Williams: Albon, / Sergeant
McLaren: Lando Norris/Oscar Piastri
Red Bull: Verstappen/Prez – Lawson
Ferrari: Carlos Sainz / Leclerc-Shwartzman
Mercedes: Russell/Hamilton – Dress
Alfa Romeo: Bottas / Zhou-Pourchaire