Ferrari: Alonso rumour is nonsense

Ferrari have refuted a rumour that Fernando Alonso may join the team in 2010. During the Monaco Grand Prix race weekend, a rumour surfaced that Alonso had signed a preliminary agreement to join the scarlet-clad team in 2010.

With Raikkonen s contract expiring at the end of 2009 and Massa s contract expiring at the end of 2010, many were speculating on which Ferrari driver the Spaniard would place. Some have said they would like to see a Raikkonen Alonso pairing, although Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo ruled this option out last month.

However, a Ferrari spokesperson has spoken to German magazine Auto Motor und Sport and denied that any agreement between the team and Alonso has been made, describing the rumour as “absolute nonsense.”