Reviews Fernando Alonso expects for 2022 no narrow competition
His fall from his bike had no impact on Alonso's preparation
He is 100% and ready to rediscover the joys of being a Formula 1 driver: despite a bicycle accident last month, Fernando Alonso tackles winter testing in great shape. © Steven Tee / Motorsport Images Fernando Alonso, Alpine F1 He is at 100% and ready to rediscover the joys of being a Formula 1 driver: despite a bicycle accident last month, Fernando Alonso tackles winter testing in the middle of form.
for 2022 The Formula 1 season 2022 throws your shadows. Numerous teams have already set the developments in the current car or reduced to a minimum in order to be able to use the new regulations for their favor. For in the currently very defined field, many teams see their chance to make a leap in the coming year.
, however, remembered Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff, however, remember that the usually small distances through the new rules will be increased again this year. And also Fernando Alonso does not believe that in the coming year several teams can fight for the World Cup title.
Another 2022 VW Taos Prototype Drive: This Time With Multiple Suspension Tunes
This isn’t our first time behind the wheel of a not-quite-ready-for-prime-time version of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos: Last fall, we sampled the new 1.5-liter turbo engine, and this time we were invited to drive more prototypes with suspension tuning that both was and wasn’t close to final. Frankly, at this point we just want to drive the damn production version, but VW seems determined to draw out the introduction like some sort of romantic interlude, minus the candles and prosecco.
"I think, in the first year, there is always a team that gets a certain extra with the new rules by interpreting the rules slightly differently and there maybe get an advantage ahead," says the Spaniard at the interview with our colleagues of 'AutoSport '. However, this effect is only short duration.
Alonso convinces: narrower competition will come
"Hopefully this new regulations will be a closer fight after two, three years. That would be better for the future," believes the two-time world champion. "So I do not know if this narrow competition comes 2022, but he will come," he is convinced.
This is related to Alonso's spirit of the new rules. "All the rules are designed so that these clever solutions are best covered and standardized for the performance relevant parts of the car to create a closer competition," explains Alonso.
Fernando Alonso: Why he finds the Formula 1 now again
© Motorsport Images Fernando Alonso feels in Formula 1 Really probably previously went away from Fernando Alonso's Formula 1 comeback: a zero and two top 10 Batteries could record the Spaniard in the first three of the season races. He always came to the finish behind his Alpine teammate Esteban Ocon. Nevertheless, the 39-year-old blood has licked.
Actually, the new rules should be introduced this season, but the Corona pandemic and the resulting financial problems for the teams caused a shift to 2022. For 2021, the rules remained largely stable, which is why the ranking Hardly changed with Mercedes and Red Bull at the top.
Alonso wishes Revolution
With the term "transitional year", the passionate Racer Alonso can do little, because "Every weekend, if you are on a racetrack, you are a competitor and want to deliver, you want to drive race and bring good performance , explains the Alpine Pilot.
in reality is 2021 but a preparatory year, "undoubtedly", which gives the 39-year-old. At the same time, the current year also offers the opportunity to test different things, such as the new sprint qualifying. "It's also a test season for many things," says Alonso, who has a clear wish overlooking 2022: "I hope we have no continuity in 2022, but a revolution. That's what we want."
(The complete interview with Fernando Alonso can be read in the new autosport magazine that appears on 20 May. Online you can purchase the magazine here: https://www.autosportmedia.com)
2022 Jaguar I-Pace First Look: Setting Jag's EV Pace .
Jaguar has plans to ditch the internal combustion engine, but right now its only electric vehicle is the I-Pace. And to keep its lone EV competitive, the British brand gives the I-Pace a mild refresh for 2022. It might not look like much has changed from the outside, and that’s because, well, little has. In fact, the only real revision to the I-Pace's exterior comes courtesy of a grille surround that's gone from chrome to a color Jaguar calls "Atlas Grey." There are also some new wheel designs. too. Otherwise, the I-Pace maintains its sleek proportions and low-slung looks.