Pierre Gasly wants an explanation why Alpine’s strategy favoured his team mate, but Esteban Ocon said he “doesn’t care” about the decision.
Alpine didn’t give Otmar Szafnauer enough time to turn the team around before firing him, the team’s former chief technical officer Pat Fry has said.
Esteban Ocon appeared to defy an order by Alpine to stay behind his team mate, but that wasn’t what frustrated Pierre Gasly as he finished out of the points.
In the round-up: Alpine made “clearly a good step forwards” in Brazil – Gasly • “Grand” one-off opening ceremony for Las Vegas GP • Media behind Perez rumours – Horner
Alpine will have three juniors racing in Formula 2 later this year as Kush Maini has joined their academy.
In the round-up: Alpine “on the ’24 car now” • Aragon test for Alpine WEC racer • Mexican GP promoter tells fans not to boo drivers
A furious Pierre Gasly told Alpine their last-lap order to let his team mate past was a “complete joke”, but Esteban Ocon insisted it was normal.
In the round-up: Alpine’s Monza woes not down to power unit • Hamilton not contacted by Massa’s lawyers • Armstrong runs first oval test
In the round-up: Gasly wants “more rounded package” from Alpine• Toyota fastest in Fuji practice • Lotterer retires from single-seater racing
Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon both say their Q1 eliminations in qualifying were reflective of their performance level at Monza.
In the round-up: Alpine has “small” grip window – Gasly • Lawson triggers major SF crash • Quartararo compares Bagnaia to Verstappen
Alpine’s new driver pairing have collided twice in their first 12 races together and lost points on several other occasions.
Alpine’s rivals were surprised by the departure of 34-year veteran Alan Permane when the team’s management announced a shake-up at Spa.
Pierre Gasly said he was pleased to bring some cheer to Alpine amid a turbulent weekend for the team by finishing third in Saturday’s sprint race.
Bruno Famin, who is taking charge at Alpine, explained why the team is parting ways with team principal Otmar Szafnauer and long-time sporting director Alan Permane.
Esteban Ocon says he had “plenty of time” to set another lap after crashing in Q2 but his team failed to replace his front wing quickly enough.
The FIA has agreed to consider a request by Alpine to equalise the performance between the four Formula 1 power units, due to Renault’s deficit to its rivals.
Alpine team principal Otmar Szafnauer, sporting director Alan Permane and chief technical officer Pat Fry are all parting ways with the team.
Williams has announced a major appointment to its technical division by luring Pat Fry from Alpine to become its chief technical officer.
Red Bull will support Alpine’s request for the FIA to equalise the performance of F1’s power units, which were frozen in specification last year.