F1 back to work after August shutdown

Aug.22 (GMM) F1 has returned to work.

Spain's Mundo Deportivo reports that, still amid the rare month-long gap between Hungary and Belgium, most teams have now reopened their doors following the 14-day factory shutdown.

Fernando Alonso, Ferrari
Fernando Alonso, Ferrari

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Caterham staff have a brand new home, after moving into the former Arrows and Super Aguri facility at Leafield.

And Spanish journalist Raymond Blacafort says Fernando Alonso is back from a jet-skiing vacation.

The Spaniard returned to Ferrari's Maranello headquarters on Tuesday for a sequence of meetings and a session in the driver simulator.

The forthcoming Belgian and Italian Grands Prix, at fabled Spa and Monza respectively and the last European races in 2012, will be staged back-to-back.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Fernando Alonso
Teams Ferrari
Article type Breaking news
Tags alonso, arrows, caterham, ferrari, leafield, maranello, super aguri, vacation