Category Archives: Race Recaps

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.

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.

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.

MalaysianGP: Fernando in 11th

A rough day in the office for Fernando, as he finished just outside the points in 11th.

SingaporeGP: Hit from Räikkönen ends Fernando’s race

From a great start, which saw Fernando going all the way from 8th to 3rd, to a nightmare mistake from both Ferrari’s, which ended Fernando’s race.

ItalianGP: 9th retirement of the season

The Italian GP was never going to be easy for McLaren, especially when starting from the last row of the grid, but after a tough race, Fernando had to retire on the penultimate lap.

BelgianGP: A Honda disaster

From a promising start where Fernando jumped from 10th to 7th, to yet another Honda emberrassment

HungarianGP: Double points finish for McLaren

Fernando finished the Hungarian GP in a brilliant 6th place, while getting the fastest lap and being arguably the driver of the day. 

BritishGP: Alonso Race Recap

Progress from Honda in Silverstone, although the race was yet another disappointment, as Fernando has to retire again with a fuel pump failure.

AustrianGP: Alonso Race Recap

Disappointment from Austria, as Fernando gets eliminated from the race in turn one.