How Fernando Alonso’s emotional F1 return was cut short by a stray sandwich bag at Bahrain GP

FERNANDO ALONSO’S ’emotional’ Formula One return was cut short by a stray sandwich bag. But after two years away from the F1 track, he failed to complete his first race back. Veteran Alonso is racing for Renault-backed Alpine in 2021 and the team realised his brake temperatures had rocketed, forcing him to retire on lap 32 of 56. “It was an unlucky first race for Fernando considering how strong he looked.”. “The race itself was fun at the beginning with the start, a couple of good battles on track in the first stint. “And then unfortunately we had to retire the car with a brake issue – apparently there is some debris on the rear brake duct.

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