Published On: Sat, Feb 10th, 2024
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Fernando Alonso is reportedly keeping a close eye on the looming Mercedes vacancy created by Lewis Hamilton’s exit, once the British superstar exits for Ferrari.

The F1 landscape is still in shock after the Hamilton news. though many top drivers have spied an opportunity to secure one of the best cars on the track.

The driver market has been shaken up hugely, with Lando Norris penning a huge deal at McLaren and Charles Leclerc also committing himself to Ferrari.

Aston Martin talisman Alonso has watched these early moves with “great interest”, as report F1-Insider.

He is “already trying to position himself” with the high-profile 2025 vacancies in mind.

His well-connected manager Flavio Briatore, who brought him from Alpine to Aston Martin at the end of 2022, is a key figure because of his prominence in the paddock.

However, the same report states that Alonso “may not be on Toto Wolff’s list yet, but is likely to be very soon”.

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