Thankfully, 2017 will see an increase in aerodynamic and mechanical grip, as wider wings and tyres become the new standard. It is estimated that up to four to five seconds can be shaved off each lap with the change. Hopefully, viewers and drivers can see more overtakings and battles with the change.
In the article, Alonso did added on that he isn't ready to retire at his current age of 35 and he has been linked in the past to drive at Le Mans and the associated FIA World Endurance Championship. His contract with McLaren ends at the end of the next Formula 1 season and is one of the oldest on the grid.