Alesi involved in McLaren B team
17 October 2005 –
''The person behind all this is a Japanese businessman,'' Alesi, 41, told Gazzetta dello Sport. ''I can't say any more, not even under torture. I will be pleased to be back in F1.''
And, although Alex Wurz and McLaren protege Lewis Hamilton are touted for the race drives, Alesi is well connected to countryman Olivier Pla - who drives a Direxiv sponsored car in 'GP2'.