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Alonso exploring Formula One return

29th January 2020, 13:44 by Bobbie Jackson

Fernando Alonso admits he has "unfinished business" in Formula One and has hinted he could return to the grid in 2021.

The Spaniard retired from Formula One at the end of the 2018 season following four unsuccessful seasons with McLaren.

In his time away from the sport, he has explored other avenues in racing, winning the Le Mans 24 on two occasions while also becoming WEC champion, returning to the Indy 500 and competing in the Dakar Rally.

Alonso admits the lure of Formula One is too big to ignore and hopes to be back in a car to challenge for silverware in 2021.

"I'm not done with F1," he told F1 Racing. "2021 is a good opportunity and I feel fresh and ready now. It's something I will explore.

"Formula One is unfinished business because people think that we deserved more than we achieved - especially in the last few years. In my museum there are cabinets with a lot of trophies, but nothing recently and that seems a bit weird."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Bobbie Jackson is a reporter with an in-depth knowledge of football at all levels. A Blackpool supporter, Bobbie is also a keen rugby union, boxing, MMA and UFC follower.

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