Alonso's Manager Confirms Ferrari "Possibility"

Fernando Alonso's manager Luis Garcia Abad had a busy day yesterday, as he had to give further clarifications to the media regarding the two latest media reports concerning his client. The first one he got rid of rather quickly, suggesting there is no way Alonso will start a brand new professional cycling team in 2010.

The other report, however, linking the 2-time Formula One champion to a switch to Ferrari, he handled a bit more careful. As this is one piece of information that has made the headlines of almost all sport publications in Italy and Spain recently, Abad hinted that Alonso's wish to drive on an all-red racing suit might become reality “some day.”

Fernando would love to drive for Ferrari one day, that is not a secret. But it is a little early to talk about that possibility,” Abad was quoted as saying to French newspaper Liberation.

The latest rumor on the matter has surfaced in the media during last weekend's German Grand Prix. As suggested by undisclosed sources, Kimi Raikkonen will presumably join Brawn GP from 2010 onwards – given Rubens Barrichello's hostile position towards his team – while being paid by Ferrari for the entire duration of his contract (meaning the whole next season).

That would leave the second racing spot open for Alonso, who will also come with long-time sponsor Grupo Santander at Maranello. Although the reports are heavily contested by both the Scuderia and Alonso, it seems the Spaniard will be confirmed at Ferrari during this year's Italian Grand Prix, at Monza.
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