Alonso is anxious to start the season


Formula One world champion, veteran Spanish Fernando Alonso, who is recording his return to the first category tracks during the new season with the Albin team (formerly Renault), thanked everyone who wished a speedy recovery after the accident that he suffered Thursday in Switzerland on his bicycle. The 39-year-old Spaniard said in a tweet on Twitter that he is in “good health and eager to start” the new season, after undergoing surgery in his jaw to treat a fracture, according to his new-old team, who is competing in the championship on behalf of Albin instead of Renault.”The medical team that (Alonso) is following is satisfied with the development of his condition,” Albin added. Fernando will remain under observation in the hospital (in Switzerland) for an additional 48 hours. ”
On Thursday, Alonso suffered an accident while riding his bicycle in Switzerland as part of the fitness programs that he is completing in preparation for his return to Formula One in 2021.
There were concerns about the size of the injury that the Spaniard suffered and whether it would cause a delay in his return to the ring, but Albin stressed that «after a few days of complete rest, he can gradually return to his exercises. We expect it to be completely ready for the season. ”
Preparations for the new season begin with a trial tour at the Bahrain International Circuit between March 12 and 14, provided that the season will start with its modified schedule due to the Coronavirus on the 28th of the same month from the Bahrain International Circuit itself.
Albin revealed that Alonso’s injuries focused on the face and jaw, and that he had operated on the upper part of his jaw.
The Italian newspaper “Gazeta dello Sport” reported that the accident occurred in Lugano, where Alonso lives, revealing that a car had hit him while he was suffering from fractures on the level of the jaw and teeth.
Twice world champion Alonso with Renault in 2005 and 2006 returns to the Formula One World Championship next season after two seasons during which he fought the famous French Le Mans race and won his title in 2018 and 2019, in addition to his participation in the Dakar Rally and the 500-mile race in Indianapolis.
This will be the third time that Alonso has led for Renault (Albin starting in 2021) after he defended the team’s colors between 2003 and 2006 and then between 2008 and 2009, along with his leadership of Minardi (2001), Ferrari (2010-2014), and McLaren (2007 and 2015). -2018).
The veteran Spanish driver walked away from Formula One at the end of the 2018 season after four relatively disappointing years with McLaren.


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