Category Archives: Race Results

Bahrain 2005: Alonso Invincible in Hottes Ever F1 Race

Renault makes it three wins from three races in 2005 A second consecutive victory, and potential title challengers Michael Schumacher and Giancarlo Fisichella failing to finish, made the Bahrain Grand Prix a perfect race for Fernando Alonso and Renault as

Malaysia 2005: Alonso Takes Championship Lead After Dominant Victory

Alonso victorious, takes championship lead for the first time in his career. Fernando Alonso was unlucky in Melbourne, but in Sepang nobody could touch him as he raced his Renault to a comfortable victory. With Jarno Trulli an excellent second

Hungary 2003: Fernando Alonso Dominates the Field to Get First F1 Win

Alonso on pole! Both Fernando Alonso and test driver Allan McNish predicted on Friday that a Renault R23 would start the Hungarian Grand Prix from pole position, and on Saturday the Spaniard justified the expectation by pipping favourite Ralf Schumacher

Malaysia 2003: Fernando Alonso Makes History with Maiden Pole Position

Fernando Alonso and Jarno Trulli withstood Michael Schumacher’s late-session attack to maintain an all-Renault front row in Sepang, even though the track temperature was dropping rapidly during the session – 49 degrees celcius when Alonso went fastest, 46 when Trulli

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.

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.

JapaneseGP: A great recovery, but without reward

A truly fantastic recovery drive from Fernando Alonso, coming from last to 11th, but just about without reward

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.