Fernando Alonso will return to Formula One in 2021 after Renault DP World team confirmed the double world champion’s signature.
Alonso, who turns 39 later this month, has been out of the sport since he appeared to bring down the curtain on his career with McLaren 18 months ago.
But the Spaniard, who won successive championships with Renault in 2005 and 2006, has now completed a sensational comeback with the French manufacturer.
Alonso replaces Daniel Ricciardo, who is moving to McLaren at the end of the year.
Australian Ricciardo is taking over from Carlos Sainz ahead of his switch to