System 1: Alpine group launches new automobile in French flag colors forward of season-opening Bahrain GP

System 1: Alpine group launches new automobile in French flag colors forward of season-opening Bahrain GP

The Renault System One group modified its identify to Alpine on the finish of final season and stated the brand new colours are “synonymous to Alpine’s heritage and pedigree in motorsports.’

Formula 1: Alpine team launches new car in French flag colours ahead of season-opening Bahrain GP

The brand new A521 will likely be powered by a Renault engine and pushed by Fernando Alonso and Esteban Ocon. Picture credit score: Twitter/@AlpineF1Team

Paris: The rebranded Alpine group introduced its new System One automobile on Tuesday, revealing a brand new livery of blue, white and crimson matching the colours of the French flag as a substitute of yellow and black.

The Renault System One group modified its identify to Alpine on the finish of final season and stated the brand new colours are “synonymous to Alpine’s heritage and pedigree in motorsports.”

Alpine has a historical past in motorsports with the Renault-powered Alpine automobile profitable the Le Mans 24 hours race in 1978.

The brand new A521 will likely be powered by a Renault engine and pushed by Fernando Alonso and Esteban Ocon, who’s French.

A two-time world champion with Renault, the 39-year-old Alonso is making his comeback in F1 after retiring on the finish of the 2018 season. The 39-year-old Spaniard has gained 32 races, with 97 podium finishes. He gained his titles in 2005 and 2006.

“I’ve been working onerous to organize myself for racing again in System One and the goal is to assault from the start,” Alonso stated.

Ocon begins his second yr with the group.

F1 begins this month on the Bahrain Grand Prix.

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