Also presented is the A522 single-seater from the Alpine which will be driven by the duo Fernando Alonso and Esteban Ocon who will try the World Cup.
It is the turn of the Alpine A522 but also in this case we have the disappointment of seeing only the liveries that will be used, in fact for the first two races there will be the predominant BWT pink while then the Alpine blue will take over but it is not excluded. various changes during the 2022 F1 World Championship.
As mentioned, it is only a showcar so the real single-seater will only be revealed during the official tests that await all the Spanish teams in Catalan soil.
The statements during the presentation
The two drivers were also interviewed at the presentation of the Alpine A522 single-seater. These are the words of Alonso : “2021 was a good year for us, we took over from Renault and made progress. We present ourselves stronger and more ready for the 2022 World Cup. We are very motivated ”.
While Ocon : “Last year we won a GP, we conquered another podium and did several good races but we want to improve and be among the first more continuously. I can’t wait to drive the A522 on our filming day in Barcelona.
The words also of the new team principal Otmar Szafnauer : “Last year, as a rival, I had the… regret of confronting Alpine. So I’m very happy to join this team. I carry my own style, which is that of collaborative leadership. We need a united team and I aim to be the glue “.
Alpine CEO Laurent Rossi speaks like this: “Last year we laid the foundations for 2022: we learned a lot and we also managed to win. We must continue in this direction, one step at a time. Fifth place is the minimum objective and at the same time the most realistic: it will be a journey, to be done according to a very specific road map: the new rules require it ”.