Fernando Alonso and Esteban Ocon show off their basketball skills

Fernando Alonso and Esteban Ocon will be looking forward to this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix, and they warmed up playing basketball with the Harlem Globetrotters.

Formula 1 is back in Oz this weekend after 2020 and 2021 saw the race postponed and it’s certainly great to have the prospect of seeing the cars roar around Albert Park again.

Pilots will be at maximum attack and hopefully to Alpine For the sake of it, their drivers’ skills behind the wheel will be better than when they have a basketball in their hands.

To be fair to them, at times they showed a bit of promise, but at others Alonso and Ocon showed that driving is truly their forte and playing basketball is not.

Take a look at the full clip below, courtesy of Sky Sports F1 on Twitter:

Alpine has had a strong start to the season and will feel like they can be competitive and challenge for good points again this weekend in Melbourne.

Alonso and Ocon also seem to be enjoying their work at the moment, and that should only push the team to greater heights.


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