Fernando Alonso takes swipe at ‘political’ F1 and claims “it is less pure” than other series  | F1

The two-time world champion quit F1 at the end of 2018 to pursue other interests in motorsport, including taking part in the Indy 500, Le Mans 24 Hours and Dakar Rally. Following a two-year hiatus, Alonso returned to F1 in 2021 with Alpine, before moving to Aston Martin last year, as he continues his pursuit of an elusive third world title. Asked whether he still thinks F1 is less pure than other series, Alonso said: “I think I’ve always thought about F1 in the same way, even when I was in the younger categories. “After discovering other series, I still think the same,…

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