Ocon happy if Alonso stays at Alpine

Esteban Ocon has indicated he would be happy if Alpine extends its contract with Formula 1 legend Fernando Alonso. Currently, the Renault-owned team is reportedly tossing up between the 40-year-old Spaniard and reigning Formula 2 champion and rookie Oscar Piastri for 2023. As far as Alonso’s current French teammate Ocon is concerned, though, he sounds happy to keep the Spaniard in the other garage. “Being a teammate of Fernando’s is great,” he told DAZN. As for his own personal goals for the rest of 2022, Ocon admits he is eyeing a podium and “with a win it would be a great season”. “In the past they won with Fernando, so it is there.

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