Category Archives: 2017 Season

Abu Dhabi GP: Three in a row for Alonso

A hard-fought but ultimately rewarding end to a challenging Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and the last of the current McLaren Honda partnership.

Abu Dhabi GP: Free tyre choice as Alonso qualifies 11th

Fernando closely missed the top ten and will start from 11th place for the final race of the 2017 season, with a free tyre choice.

Abu Dhabi GP: Fernando Alonso Friday Recap

While the late morning desert heat subsided, track conditions mirrored the setting of the sun as temperatures dropped as much as nine degrees between sessions.

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.