Zak Brown irked by Otmar Szafnauer’s ‘very unfair’ criticism of Oscar Piastri : PlanetF1

Zak Brown believes his Alpine counterpart Otmar Szafnauer was unfair and incorrect with his critical words aimed at Oscar Piastri. McLaren and Alpine were involved in one of Formula 1’s strangest contract disputes during 2022. Piastri snubbed Alpine’s promotion after they had announced that he would take the seat to be vacated by Fernando Alonso, … Read more

Ranch that was featured on ‘numerous TV shows’ lists in TX

The front sign welcomes visitors to the secluded property Screen grab from Realtor A very unique — and very secluded — ranch and campground combo has landed on the real estate market in Alpine, Texas for $225,000. Exterior Screen grab from Realtor And its look is like no other in terms of style and decor. … Read more

Ranch that was featured on ‘numerous TV shows’ lists in TX

The front sign welcomes visitors to the secluded property Screen grab from Realtor A very unique — and very secluded — ranch and campground combo has landed on the real estate market in Alpine, Texas for $225,000. Exterior Screen grab from Realtor And its look is like no other in terms of style and decor. … Read more

Oscar Piastri had “full access to everything at Alpine, including next year’s plans” : PlanetF1

Still smarting about Oscar Piastri’s decision to join McLaren, Laurent Rossi says Alpine gave the driver “everything” and hid “nothing” about their 2023 plans. Alpine are having a hard time getting over what they see as Piastri’s defect to McLaren. Signing him as a junior driver, the team gave him a reserve role for this … Read more

Alpine to make McLaren wait for the services of Oscar Piastri : PlanetF1

Oscar Piastri will race with McLaren from 2023, but the team do not expect his current employer Alpine to grant an early release. Piastri, Alpine and McLaren found themselves before Formula 1’s Contract Recognition Board in what was one of the strangest sagas that the series has seen. After it was confirmed that Fernando Alonso … Read more

McLaren saga will follow Oscar Piastri “even if he matches Michael Schumacher” : PlanetF1

Laurent Rossi believes the manner of his exit from Alpine will always stick with Oscar Piastri even if he goes on to become a great success. The 21-year-old is tipped to be the next big thing in Formula 1 but is entering the sport in difficult circumstances having become the center of a very public … Read more

Alpine considering axing young driver program after Oscar Piastri furore : PlanetF1

Laurent Rossi believes the Oscar Piastri affair has “scratched” F1 and said Alpine may abandon their academy as a result. Alpine were very publicly snubbed by Piastri during the summer break as they sought to promote him to replace Aston Martin-bound Fernando Alonso. The matter was eventually taken to the Contract Recognition Board, the case … Read more

Alpine admit they made some ‘legal technical mistakes’ in Oscar Piastri saga : PlanetF1

Alpine CEO Laurent Rossi has admitted that the team made some “legal technical mistakes” in the handling of Oscar Piastri. Piastri’s eventual move to McLaren was the story of the summer with both his new and current team fighting over who had the legally binding contract. The case was taken to the Contract Recognition Board … Read more

Nico Rosberg tells Alpine ‘this is a business as well’ about Oscar Piastri case : PlanetF1

2016 F1 champ Nico Rosberg feels some sympathy for Alpine about what happened with Oscar Piastri, but said this is a “business” after all. When Fernando Alonso made the call to swap Alpine for Aston Martin from 2023, Alpine thought they had the ideal solution in mind, that being their reserve driver and 2021 Formula … Read more