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Renault pushing FIA to green-light Alonso Abu Dhabi test

Renault has inquired with the FIA about the possibility of running Fernando Alonso in this year's post-season young driver test scheduled in Abu Dhabi in December. Alonso will return to Formula 1 next season with the French outfit - that will be rebranded Alpine from 2021 - after a two-year hiatus, undertaking a campaign during which the Spaniard will turn 40, potentially becoming the sport's senior citizen if Kimi Raikkonen retires. The Abu Dhabi test is theoretically intended for drivers who have not competed in more than two F1 world championship events, but special approval from the FIA could allow Alonso to take part. Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul has ruled out running Alonso in a...
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