Fernando Alonso says he’s going to think about “subsequent summer time” to the speculation of returning to Components 1 in 2021.
The 38-year-old surrender F1 on the finish of 2018, however he by no means dominated out a go back. He has raced at Le Mans, the Indy 500, and is lately making ready for the 2020 Dakar Rally.
‘I can’t are expecting the longer term’
“I believe that these days I don’t believe returning to F1. I’ve now not ignored it and I’ve achieved issues that fulfil me extra. However I nonetheless love F1 and watch qualifying and the races,” Alonso instructed Antena 3.
“It’s true that the automobiles will trade in 2021 so subsequent summer time I can take into consideration it. I can’t are expecting the longer term.
“However probably the most curious factor is that since November, the item I’ve heard probably the most is ‘It’s a must to come again’,” he added.
Then again, Alonso says he already has transparent plans for 2020. After the Indy 500 debacle of this yr with McLaren, he showed that he’s going to “take a look at once more” to finish the triple crown subsequent yr.
‘I can take into consideration it’
“The issue with F1 is that already in February you recognize the place you’ll be for the remainder of the yr. I might say the danger of returning is 50-50.
“I can take into consideration it, however I promise not anything.”
Reportedly nonetheless considering his control, Flavio Briatore remaining week mentioned Alonso would most effective go back for a top-three group.
“Flavio says one thing each couple of months, and a few of it resembles what I mentioned,” Alonso smiled.
“I can have a look at the 2021 laws however to this point I’ve now not felt any wish to go back. I do not have come again in 2020. This yr has been very rewarding.
“There may be nonetheless a yr and a part forward wherein I do not wish to suppose a lot past the Dakar or Indy,” he mentioned.