The Alpine F1 Team’s Fernando Alonso has undergone successful corrective surgery after fracturing his jaw in a cycling accident while training near his home in Switzerland on Thursday. The double Formula One world champion who returns to the sport this year was transferred to a specialist hospital on Friday where he underwent surgery.
In a statement the Enstone based outfit said:
Alpine F1 Team Statement pic.twitter.com/P2yXlpyCBj
— Alpine F1 Team (@AlpineF1Team) February 12, 2021
Fernando Alonso tweeted on Friday afternoon saying:
Thanks for all your wishes, I’m ok and looking forward to getting 2021 underway.💪💪💪💪
— Fernando Alonso (@alo_oficial) February 12, 2021