At Alpine since the start of the 2020 season, Esteban Ocon has officially extended for three more seasons, tying him until 2024 at the stable at the star.
Esteban Ocon will continue the adventure with Alpine. Foreseen in recent hours, the extension of the Norman driver with the team belonging to Renault is now official. The 24-year-old rider has been backing up for three more seasons, until June 2024.
“I am delighted to continue with the team beyond this year and it is fantastic to secure my future with Alpine. We have made good progress together since joining the team and I intend to continue this adventure. Great challenges await us, especially with the new regulations in 2022. I am sure that we can achieve our objectives by working hard together “, rejoiced the French driver after the announcement of his extension.
After a year out of F1 in 2019, Ocon joined Renault in 2020 and his contract expired at the end of the 2021 season. With this agreement for three more years, Ocon will continue the adventure with the Spaniard, Fernando Alonso, as teammate, at least until 2022.
An encouraging start to the season
This extension rewards the encouraging signs sent by Esteban Ocon during this first part of the season where he dominates his teammate Fernando Alonso, double world champion.
On the good momentum started last year, the French driver will therefore continue his ascent with the French team. News that enchants Laurent Rossi, CEO of Alpine.
“We are extremely proud to keep Esteban within the Alpine family. Since returning to the team in 2020, Esteban has gained the confidence and stature to consistently achieve good results and contribute to the development of the car with the team. . Despite his young age, he is very experienced in Formula 1 and on a positive trajectory thanks to his maturity and his talent behind the wheel. He is a major asset in our ranks today, but also for the future when it comes to taking over the challenge of the new regulations. We have every confidence in Esteban to take the team and the brand to the next level and achieve its long term goals. “