Later this week, Alpine F1 Team have released a video of Fernando Alonso and Esteban Ocon enjoying a simulation of Las Vegas street circuit, which will be added into Formula One’s calendar next year, while Ocon and Alonso had expressed strong optimism over the track's speed.
In point of fact, latest Alpine video that features the 40-year-old Spaniard, who is still contemplated as one of the finest drivers in Formula One, came forth just weeks after F1 management have said in an announcement that they would be adding a third racing event in the United States, while a Saturday night event would take place in the streets of Las Vegas as early as by 2023.
Fernando Alonso amazed on Las Vegas F1 Circuit layout
The Alpine F1 pair had made some jokes about the speed that Las Vegas streets could generate, while Ocon predicted some parts of the circuit could witness as many as 360km/h to 370km/h.
What had Alonso and Ocon been discussing?
Addressing to Las Vegas track’s speed, Alonso said, “It's going to be super-fast.
I thought it was much slower and I'm surprised about the speed that you will get on those. I thought it was more like Baku, the style, with a lot of corners and maybe one long straight. But this is all straights”. Nonetheless, addressing to the timing of the race which could yield unprecedented shortcomings for some drivers, Alonso, who won a double back in the 2005 and 2006 with Renault, added, “I think more about the fans, because in some of these streets there will be a lot of dust, paper, alcohol, food, drink. So, there will be a lot of things on the track, unfortunately. So, we will have to be careful with that.
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