Will Alpine's 2021 F1 car justify Alonso's faith?


Fernando Alonso's decision to come back to F1 after two years away wasn't about securing instant success with the rebranded Alpine team in 2021. But Alonso will be watching as closely as anyone to make sure that this rejigged team - with new management, an unexpected senior departure, and a revised technical team that came in too late to influence the 2020 car very much - is heading in the right direction. This year is about setting the groundwork for a real push in 2022, and Alpine needs to prove it is on the right track ahead of the major rules overhaul next year that it hopes will offer it a chance to vault up the order with Alonso on board.
Gary Anderson's verdict
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  • F.G.H
    F.G.HHari Yang lalu

    Just wait until PSG buys into Alpine F1 and sends Neymar through the midfield to the top. The Napoleonic era is back.

  • Tan Thien Nguyen
    Tan Thien Nguyen19 hari yang lalu

    Für jedes Gemüse & Früchte.....Gesundheiten haben........

  • Mr Eldric
    Mr Eldric20 hari yang lalu

    Waste of a seat. He had his go. Plenty of young talent side lined because of him. My opinion. .

  • Helene Berckmans
    Helene Berckmans21 hari yang lalu

    After the first race , they better do not do those changes , the car is to slow, the previus Renault was alot better.

  • Andrew White
    Andrew WhiteBulan Yang lalu

    No bulge mention 😂

  • ehemals simeht t
    ehemals simeht tBulan Yang lalu

    ❤️ Fernando Alonso & Renault ❤️

  • Boss Sayur
    Boss SayurBulan Yang lalu

    Alonso to renault : i want a blue car.. Renault : affirmative

  • Death Sausage
    Death SausageBulan Yang lalu

    I thought it was al-pine not al-peen

  • UpTheAnte1987
    UpTheAnte1987Bulan Yang lalu

    0:47 "Alonso may be 39 years old but he remains as fast and determined as ever" Not sure how you can substantiate that claim

  • Random Task
    Random TaskBulan Yang lalu

    Alonso will outperform the car, and should get a podium or two. He may even get a deserved win if things fall into place in a chaotic race. However, it's all irrelevant for any team as long as Mercedes and Hamilton continue to have a stranglehold on F1. I fully understand Alonso's frustration with being in the wrong car for so long, along with other drivers having the same less vocal sentiment. Such a shame it's all a Mercedes yawn fest with such talented drivers like Max and Fernando and Daniel and Charles being forced into impotence.

  • Blokin
    BlokinBulan Yang lalu

    Spoiler alert: no it will not.

  • Will Mac
    Will MacBulan Yang lalu

    Not sure why Renault wd drop their name if they had faith

  • tonkatoytruck
    tonkatoytruckBulan Yang lalu

    What faith? McLaren has him fit to be tied with great form and a huge power upgrade with MB.

  • PRIS
    PRISBulan Yang lalu

    Alonso is the most focused driver ever in F1

  • Douglas Matsen Guest
    Douglas Matsen GuestBulan Yang lalu

    Not confident. My feeling is the internal politics and management structure will affect their performance.

  • Dream Bim
    Dream BimBulan Yang lalu

    This one will be fast let me tell ya.

  • Ajith Kumar
    Ajith KumarBulan Yang lalu

    As a Suzuki fan, you can count on Brivio...

  • Guupie
    GuupieBulan Yang lalu

    I reckon Alonso will do the same schumacher did: Be great, leave, comeback -> dont do anything special, leave again

  • Ajay Chandra
    Ajay ChandraBulan Yang lalu

    Apart from aero, I feel that a very important point has been overlooked - reliability. Renault has lost way too many points from running in good positions during the race but not being able to complete them due to PU failures. This was also one of Alonso's main frustrations with his past machinery. On positives, Danny Ric was able to save tires considerably more in 2020 than in 2019 so it is good to see that the Chassis is making big steps.

  • Jordan Harris
    Jordan HarrisBulan Yang lalu

    Alpine mountains are also not supposed to rhyme with peen yet you say peen over and over again. Alpeen Alpeen Alpeen. Alpine also rhymes with fine or dine.

  • Jordan Harris
    Jordan HarrisBulan Yang lalu

    Alpine is supposed to rhyme with wine not ween. cmon...

  • Jordan Harris
    Jordan HarrisBulan Yang lalu

    Why do you guys call the team al peen? I hate it. It's called alpine. Say the I's name because the e at the end makes it do so.

  • Mark Sawyer
    Mark SawyerBulan Yang lalu

    The colour won’t make it go any faster and neither will alonso. Old past it and a waste of time and money.

  • R R
    R RBulan Yang lalu

    True beauty

  • Niko Virta
    Niko VirtaBulan Yang lalu

    well atleast they got the most gorgeous car on the grid, lets just hope there's more to it than looks

  • Ramsay Bolton
    Ramsay BoltonBulan Yang lalu

    Everyone seems to dislike Renault/Alpine overall and i never got why, it was one of the teams that i saw getting the most hate since they came back

  • MrSurferjer
    MrSurferjerBulan Yang lalu

    I'm shocked Alonzo got another F1 ride. The master at burning bridges...

  • J T
    J TBulan Yang lalu

    Should manage a 4th pace if they get lucky.

  • Themayseffect
    ThemayseffectBulan Yang lalu

    Definitely a nicer Livery than the dull yellow/black.

  • Lucas Sant'Ana
    Lucas Sant'AnaBulan Yang lalu

    Let's see. Go Alonso🏁💪 You're the best driver for me.

  • Gilles Kaske
    Gilles KaskeBulan Yang lalu

    Huge departure of colour from the title winning Renault days. Im not sure the logic of this Alpine branding.?? I follow most racing series , Can't remember Alpine destroying the competition. Odd marketing plan.

  • Ivander85
    Ivander85Bulan Yang lalu

    Wow that's a beauty!!!

  • Ian Howlett
    Ian HowlettBulan Yang lalu

    I love to see teams racing in the traditional national colours, with blue for France, red for Italy, and racing green for Britain.

  • Ian Howlett
    Ian HowlettBulan Yang lalu

    2:00 it’s right to be cynical about management BS, but Anglo-French cooperation gave us Concorde, so it can be done!

  • Jack
    JackBulan Yang lalu

    Alpine: Our livery has the simplicity of a flag... Haas: Hold my babushka doll.

  • Jonathan Muller
    Jonathan MullerBulan Yang lalu

    Personally I have a bad feeling about this re-brand. If it succeeds great, but if the team fails on delivering better performances I have a feeling Renault could pull the plug. Because it's now the "Alpine F1" division that won't look as bad internally as they can claim that Alpine failed and not Renault.

  • UzzyT
    UzzyTBulan Yang lalu

    The amount of ads you run on your videos is what’s preventing me from subscribing, you’re greedy.

  • John Hosking
    John HoskingBulan Yang lalu

    Is Alonso really better than Ricciardo at this stage of his career?

  • kaskouris
    kaskourisBulan Yang lalu

    I think mc Larne's year GO DAN!!!!

  • Plamen Milanov
    Plamen MilanovBulan Yang lalu

    here's the correct question - will Alonso justify Alpine's faith? The team is bigger and more important than the driver, as proven by LH and GR in Mercedes.

  • Chewie Meatball
    Chewie MeatballBulan Yang lalu

    Not sure what's "corporate nonsense" about saying there's a strong symbolic gesture of having a duel-national flag livery. This is easily the coolest livery of 2021. I was hoping Aston Martin would do something striking with their livery similar to their Le-Mans cars but nah, it's just a flood of Aston Racing green, with no accent colour, or eye-catching graphics.

  • Joey Gee
    Joey GeeBulan Yang lalu

    Alpine will do well to get 5th again.

  • Matthew Harris
    Matthew HarrisBulan Yang lalu

    Look at these comments, delusional or what. Alonso will never win another F1 race, fact.

  • muhammad shofwan
    muhammad shofwanBulan Yang lalu

    I like Davide Brivio became team manager in F1, it felt like F1 have close Relationship with Motogp

  • Byron Servies
    Byron ServiesBulan Yang lalu

    No. Easy question.

  • italia0141
    italia0141Bulan Yang lalu

    He has got nothing to loose

  • KaliseDerretido
    KaliseDerretidoBulan Yang lalu

    I remember when Alonso cried because Petrov didn't let him pass and he wasn't fast enough to pass him by himself. Ready to watch this washed up guy show his true colors once again.

  • Jerry Bouwer
    Jerry BouwerBulan Yang lalu

    Speculations are fun and the cars are looking good. Man I am looking forward to the racing.

  • ferrari7700
    ferrari7700Bulan Yang lalu

    Depends on Alonso how he drives, otherwise may be same as before.

  • devil's dad

    devil's dad

    Bulan Yang lalu

    He always drives brilliantly.... irrespective of the car......so i expect the same......and end of the day....he will no longer driving a gp2 engine this time

  • JΛMΛ
    JΛMΛBulan Yang lalu

    gorgeous car

  • Hongkong C
    Hongkong CBulan Yang lalu

    Simple answer : No. A history student will say it'll all end in acrimony ;) But F1 fans will be entertained along the way. Kudos to those funding this entertainment

  • Peg Legged Brown
    Peg Legged BrownBulan Yang lalu

    I'm not sold on this team being very competitive with the Mercedes teams this season

  • Flomqvist Thorlacksson IV
    Flomqvist Thorlacksson IVBulan Yang lalu

    An impressive new look but we'll see how it performs. The team should be getting better results by now but perhaps a change of personnel will give them an added boost. I see them fighting it out with Ferrari for 5th/6th.

  • T L Le
    T L LeBulan Yang lalu

    The battle for 3rd-6th will be tight this year. Ferrari should be making a come back given engine and rear end of car being sorted out. McL are looking hot with Merc power and Key designing the car. AMR = 2020 green Merc. AT will be the under dog poking at the other 3, hopefully making high risk, high reward calls to keep the others on their toes. Mid-field battle looks great. Of course, it all depends when they switch to 2022 if they have not done so already.

  • Vishal bharadwaj
    Vishal bharadwajBulan Yang lalu

    Their engine was very fast in power circuits even bettering honda. They have to improve their aerodynamic performance more. But as 2022 gonna be all new aero regulations. I would say they will carry forward the same car for 2021 and focus on engine performance.

  • Michael Adair
    Michael AdairBulan Yang lalu

    No chance the car will be quick enough to give FA on chance to win races sadly..

  • ductrung3993
    ductrung3993Bulan Yang lalu

    That looks like a management headache already

  • Asik Banget
    Asik BangetBulan Yang lalu

    At first I immediately thought the main sponsor was Alpine the car audio manufacturer.

  • Tosa
    TosaBulan Yang lalu

    on the flip side, can alpine depend on someone who can't control a fucking bicycle?

  • Nat Jes
    Nat JesBulan Yang lalu

    Sooo... How is Alonsos health?

  • ZeFleischwaffe
    ZeFleischwaffeBulan Yang lalu

    I hope its a shit show

  • Krzysztof Kuza
    Krzysztof KuzaBulan Yang lalu

    Looking at the car and thinking... Ligier is back!

  • Luca antony
    Luca antonyBulan Yang lalu

    Younger drivers😍

  • Steven West
    Steven WestBulan Yang lalu

    here waiting for Aston video

  • Xeakpress
    XeakpressBulan Yang lalu

    Must be stronger in aero Yea and have working breaks

  • red is the color FA
    red is the color FABulan Yang lalu

    I don't think any team will not build an improvement version of their previous models. But all the teams will focus quite early on the 2022 car as they will have radical changes. Also, the performance changes that can be done through the season are marginal. So I am expecting a stable season. I guarantee a strong Ferrari as now they build a car based on an engine that they know its capabilities. Also this engine will be improved. I would say 3rd Ferrari. 4th Alpine 5th Mclaren 6th Aston Martin or Alpha Tauri.

  • anton jackson
    anton jacksonBulan Yang lalu

    a car launch with no car just renders not a great sign. or did i miss something?

  • utube321piotr
    utube321piotrBulan Yang lalu

    No top dog responsible for the team is a BAAD!!!!!! sign. "Shared" responsibility is no way to tackle Benz.

  • The media to all Apv star
    The media to all Apv starBulan Yang lalu

    Fernando Alonso may favorite 😘

  • Claude
    ClaudeBulan Yang lalu

    Lets hope the Renaud engine is more reliable since this is the actual problem they kept having in the past. It is also one reason Red Bull decided to change engine, it kept failing ..... Best of luck to Alpine !!

  • Martin Fraser
    Martin FraserBulan Yang lalu

    If Renault were confident in their upcoming success, why aren't they putting their name behind the team? I'd really like them to do well, and the blue livery is beautiful, but I think they'll be in a lower midfield mini-league with the two other teams beginning with A.

  • Eric Griffin
    Eric GriffinBulan Yang lalu

    Best of Luck Fernando, F1 needs more competition dealing with Mercedes. The now Alpine livery is awesome I hope this car will be competitive and up in front and to say welcome back.

  • trimerista
    trimeristaBulan Yang lalu

    1,5 sec slower then merc.... no one could do it with this car, maybe next season will be less then 1 sec .....

  • L. K
    L. KBulan Yang lalu

    Alonso’s talent? Please! Most overrated driver that consistently ruins team culture and performance. He only takes, but gives very little back to a team

  • devil's dad

    devil's dad

    Bulan Yang lalu

    @L. K mercedes built a great hybrid turbo engine......did hamilton help made them to build that much superior engine than any other manufacturer......??? This sport is becoming more and more engineering competition.....nothing to do with drivers now......

  • devil's dad

    devil's dad

    Bulan Yang lalu

    @L. K yes ...he is poor engineer....btw shame on those ferrari and mclaren engineers and designers....real shame

  • L. K

    L. K

    Bulan Yang lalu

    @devil's dad just observations mate - no hate. He joins the best teams but never made them any better, just poorer.

  • devil's dad

    devil's dad

    Bulan Yang lalu

    Btw.....Rise above hate......

  • devil's dad

    devil's dad

    Bulan Yang lalu

    Lmao.....he drove for two of the most successful teams in formula one.....but yeah.....they sucked ......he is bettee than both sir and spinnaw irrespective of the success

  • Jarema Karwowski
    Jarema KarwowskiBulan Yang lalu

    Another rebrand, another Alonso's comeback, another failure.

  • Tom Webster
    Tom WebsterBulan Yang lalu

    I’m just glad Abitfullofshit isn’t around anymore 😂

  • Sammy
    SammyBulan Yang lalu

    Will 2021 Alonso justify Alpine's faith is more like it.

  • Lavin Sambhi
    Lavin SambhiBulan Yang lalu

    I have faith in Alonso ability, given the right car he will deliver no doubt 😊

  • Deny_com
    Deny_comBulan Yang lalu

    A 7 minute long video to say “no”?

    YC JONIBulan Yang lalu

    You can tell that the narrator is really fat.

  • mcQ NPC trigger #10003464
    mcQ NPC trigger #10003464Bulan Yang lalu

    Renault's biggest failures were reliability and much worse...pit decisions. It became clear that the car hates medium tyres, but yet they couldn't see that.

  • Victor Louis
    Victor LouisBulan Yang lalu

    Aston Martin, Ferrari, McLaren, are all focus on 2022. For Alpine they are focus on 3022. They are only looking for victories on a long term base. Is 100 years long enough that is the question ? With Renault they were looking to become champion within 3 or 5 years. If Kyvat or Ocon could only act as the new badboys than Alonso could perhaps become champion in 2021. Is Briatore back ?

  • Mike
    MikeBulan Yang lalu

    Hopefully we can see Leclerc and Alonso battle it out on track again. Wherever they find themselves throughout the field in 2021 but for 1st and 2nd in 2022.

  • Machine Spirit Miami
    Machine Spirit MiamiBulan Yang lalu

    5th again lol. Considering most cars are gonna be the same as last season thats prob what theyre finishing at, again.

  • devil's dad

    devil's dad

    Bulan Yang lalu

    But they have alonso now.....he will take them to places

  • Sammy Wright
    Sammy WrightBulan Yang lalu

    Anyone else think this is the prettiest looking grid ever???

  • Liam Connor
    Liam ConnorBulan Yang lalu

    U just know that they're gonna do shit coz alonso is going there. Every team he's been to since he left Renault has been a disaster, so will this.

  • Niwesh Lekhak

    Niwesh Lekhak

    Bulan Yang lalu

    Alpine is Renault, so it will be interesting.

  • G. Deian
    G. DeianBulan Yang lalu

    Alpine doesn't need a team principal. They have Fernando Alonso who brings all his Mclaren experience as Team Principal and lead driver:)

  • Feline Prime
    Feline PrimeBulan Yang lalu

    I truly hope Fernandos bad luck (and bad choices) are finished. I have every reason to believe that he'll trounce O'con in about the same way as Sergio routinely out drove lance. The tougher these 21' cars are to drive the better he'll do,

  • Cloxxki
    CloxxkiBulan Yang lalu

    Ocon got owned by friendly Aussie Ricciardo. Doesn't give much hopes against Alonso. Will they attract Gasly?

  • devil's dad

    devil's dad

    Bulan Yang lalu

    Actually no one has a chance against him in same car

  • Hector Concarne
    Hector ConcarneBulan Yang lalu

    I think they're on their way down

  • tonyhs
    tonyhsBulan Yang lalu

    Do you guys even realize how much your Renault-hate bias is showing? You describe them as failures, and McLaren as the next big thing even when the fight between them got on to the last race last season. You're journalists, be objective!

  • Timber land
    Timber landBulan Yang lalu

    i would laugh my tits off if Ocon will be way ahead of Alonso....

  • devil's dad

    devil's dad

    Bulan Yang lalu

    @Timber land if they builds an amazing car....he will be 1 min clear in lead to win races

  • Timber land

    Timber land

    Bulan Yang lalu

    than they will have build a amazing car

  • devil's dad

    devil's dad

    Bulan Yang lalu

    I would laugh my tits off if alpnso will be ahead of ric, vettel, sainz ,leclerc,

  • Mythiceu
    MythiceuBulan Yang lalu

    Why was the stream so laggy?

  • Mpho Mokoena
    Mpho MokoenaBulan Yang lalu

    I want them to be fighting for 2/3rd but realistically I'd be happy with 4th at this point and aim for 2nd / 3rd next year hopefully the aero team will push them in the right direction I believe in this despite all the "the French will implode" talk from the media they always get even when they've got some momentum and after all Renault did end Ferrari's dominance history always tends to repeat itself in someway so Allez le Bleus

    FOOTBALL T'DAYBulan Yang lalu

    Have Alpine ended the sponsorship deal with DP World? I saw their logo on the Winter livery but not on the official one.

  • mark taylor
    mark taylorBulan Yang lalu

    Midfield team. Midfield brand.

  • devil's dad

    devil's dad

    Bulan Yang lalu

    @mark taylor ✌️✌️

  • mark taylor

    mark taylor

    Bulan Yang lalu

    @devil's dad opinions aren't hate. Since being a solo team renault have been midfield at best. This is just a statement of fact. As for Renault the brand, they've never made ferrari/mclaren/mercerdes quality vehicle's. So that too was a statement of fact.

  • devil's dad

    devil's dad

    Bulan Yang lalu

    Any reason for hate????

  • Richard S
    Richard SBulan Yang lalu

    Great new management team, De Meo getting very involved too. I'm optimistic.

  • Joe Knaggs
    Joe KnaggsBulan Yang lalu

    Best looking car so far though

  • Bill eib
    Bill eibBulan Yang lalu

    It all depends on Alonso. How he goes. so goes Alpine.

  • Valkariye _
    Valkariye _Bulan Yang lalu

    This whole livery gives me a vibe that if Ligier were still around in 2021, this is what they would look like.

  • Niko Virta

    Niko Virta

    Bulan Yang lalu

    i bet that's what they were going for

  • Chewie Meatball

    Chewie Meatball

    Bulan Yang lalu

    Definite Ligier vibes. I love the dual flag-livery. The car was always going to be blue with the Alpine branding.