Alonso: Mercedes Con­tacted Me

The Economic Times - - Sports: The Great Games -

Fer­nando Alonso said that Mercedes con­tacted him af­ter For­mula One world cham­pion Nico Ros­berg re­tired un­ex­pect­edly in De­cem­ber but he made clear to them that he was tied to McLaren. Dou­ble world cham­pion Alonso’s con­tract ends this sea­son, how­ever, and the Spa­niard told re­porters at the launch of the team’s new MCL32 car that he’d make no de­ci­sion about his fu­ture un­til af­ter the Au­gust break. “Mercedes, af­ter the sur­prise of Ros­berg, had to do a lit­tle check of ev­ery­one which is un­der­stand­able,” he said.

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