“He’s probably learned to be a little more polite” – Jenson Button praised his former partner, Fernando Alonso, before Renough’s return.
It has been two years since Fernando Alonso ran for the last time in Formula 1, and now he will team up with Alban Okan representing Alpine New leadership.
Jenson Button, who has partnered with Alonso in McLaren, feels that in recent years the Spanish have learned to be a bit more polite and will see more educated Alonso.
“I think he’s great. He has a genuine personality, and I think he’s probably learned to be a little more humble over the years. I think he’ll see a powerful and educated Fernando Alonso,” said Button said Planet f1.
Button further praises Alonso’s fitness, as the latter is set to enter his 40s this year and to lock horns with young blood in the game, while only Kimi Raikkonen takes his age .
“He’s perfect for the game, excellent for him, and it looks like he works hard to stay in shape, which is great. He’ll need it because he’s no longer a kid!” Added the button.
Alonso’s return was good for F
Finally, Button also feels that Alonso’s return is going to be good news for Renault, while Alonso brings in the experience Okon comes into contact with the youth, a well-found balance.
“It is also good for Renault, a team with which they have won two championships, to come back with them. Fernando has to fill the great void left by Daniel Ricciardo, who was very good and did not feel bad at all.
“It will be fun to see. Daniel at McLaren with Landau, but yes, it is great to see Fernando back on the grid, ”said Button.