Jenson Button Looks Set To Replace Fernando Alonso For Monaco Grand Prix
McLaren have yet to confirm the replacement for Fernando Alonso for the Monaco Grand Prix however the feeling in Bahrain is overwhelmingly tilting to the fact that Jenson Button will make a comeback for the Monaco Grand Prix.
He is contracted to McLaren as a reserve driver and looks like the only probable option – even having the support of ex-teammate Lewis Hamilton who has said the following.
“I hope Jenson comes back, it would be great for the sport to have him back in. I like Jenson and he still is one of the best drivers and his calibre and experience is way ahead of the other drivers able to take that spot – for sure.“
“It’s great that drivers are able to do the Indy 500 and I think that us drivers should be able to do more than one series.“
As reported yesterday in this feature here – Fernando Alonso will be missing the Monaco Grand Prix to race at Indy 500.
At the moment, McLaren’s executive director has said there “there is not a replacement in place” for Fernando Alonso – yet.
More to come soon!