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Alpine CEO launches attack on McLaren defector Oscar Piastri

Alpine CEO, Laurent Rossi, has launched an attack on Oscar Piastri following the breakdown of the relationship between team and driver. Piastri won the Formula 2 title last year while part of the Alpine academy, a year after the French team had helped fun his successful Formula 3 campaign. There was no room for the 21-year-old in Formula 1 this year though, so he was forced to sit on the side lines as Alpine’s test and reserve. Fernando Alonso was out of contract at the end of the season, so team principal, Otmar Szafnauer, was trying to negotiate a deal with the double world champion, but he could only offer him one year. READ: McLaren make Daniel Ricciardo prediction as his F1 career...
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