Category Archives: 2017 Season

Brazilian GP: Points again! Alonso finishes 8th

Fernando Alonso drove his heart out in a race-long pursuit of Felipe Massa, ending his Brazilian Grand Prix in a hugely impressive eighth position.

Brazilian GP: Alonso to start from 6th

Fernando Alonso qualified in 7th place for the Brazilian GP, he’ll start from a brilliant 6th place tomorrow.

Brazilian GP: A consistent Friday for Fernando

After a trouble-free FP1, Fernando was 10th fastest. It was limited running in FP2 after a small car issue, but Fernando managed to get P10 once again.

Brazilian GP: Thursday in São Paulo

Calm before the storm in São Paulo, as Fernando talks to the media on Thursday ahead of the Brazilian GP.

Mexico GP: First points finish since Hungary

A fantastic recovery drive from Fernando to finish 10th after starting 18th. It’s the first points finish for the Spaniard since the Hungarian GP.

Mexico GP: Alonso to start 19th

After engine grid penalties, Fernando Alonso will start 19th in the Mexico GP. With his Q1 lap, he would’ve got minimally 9th.

Mexico GP: McLaren looking strong on Friday

It’s been a satisfying Friday for Fernando & McLaren. After some good progress, Fernando has set 8th & 7th in the first two practice sessions.

US GP: Fernando retires from points

It was a great start to a race with high expectations, where Fernando held points throughout the entire race, until lap 25, where engine woes ended Fer’s race, yet again.

US GP: Alonso to start 8th in Austin

After a fantastic qualifying performance Fernando qualified in 9th, but will start 8th due to a Verstappen penalty. Alonso was more than half a second ahead of team mate Vandoorne.

US GP: McLaren looking strong on Friday

“We look to be in a good shape going into Saturday” Fernando said as he took 7th in a dry FP2 session.