JULY 20, 2002
Renault to announce Alonso at 4.30pm
THE Renault F1 team will announce this afternoon that Fernando Alonso will partner Jarno Trulli in the team next year. This means that Jenson Button is out of a drive next year despite the fact that he has scored more than twice as many points as the Italian driver, who is managed by Renault F1 boss Flavio Briatore. Alonso is also managed by Briatore.
Button, who is not managed by Briatore, will now have to look elsewhere for a drive.
The move is unusual as it is the first time on which Briatore has placed two of his contracted drivers in the same team, a move which had been thought unlikely as it will devalue one or the other.
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FRENTZEN TO DRIVE THE SECOND JORDAN?
THE SILLY SEASON
ARROWS GO THROUGH THE MOTIONS
FISICHELLA TO MISS QUALIFYING
MOSLEY VISITS PAUL RICARD
FISICHELLA GOES TO HOSPITAL
ARROWS GO OUT FOR A LAP
SCHUMACHER BACK ON TOP
RENAULT TO ANNOUNCE ALONSO AT 4.30PM
IS THERE AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE GPWC?
RUSSELL ON THE MOVE?