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2018 Chinese GP: Alonso Battles His Way to 7th in Shanghai

Fernando Alonso battled his way through to 7th place, in an eventful Chinese Grand Prix. Starting 13th, Fernando had to make up places quickly off the start – which he did. Getting into 11th place after the start, managing his

2018 Chinese GP: Alonso to Start from 13th in Shanghai

Despite the best team efforts from McLaren in qualifying, attempting to tow one of the cars into Q3, it’s only 13th position for Fernando Alonso. Although it was disappointing qualifying pace, Fernando will be able to start the race on

2018 Chinese GP: Calm Friday Practice in Shanghai

The first practice session in Shanghai offered quite a calm setting, with plenty of track running for both the McLaren’s. Fernando set the 12th fastest time, while Stoffel managed only the 18th fastest. Practice two saw Fernando in 10th place,

2018 Bahrain GP: The Best Fernando Alonso on Track Action from Sakhir

The Bahrain Grand Prix weekend brought plenty of on track action, and with the Chinese Grand Prix on the horizon this weekend already, it’d be only fitting to look at the best moments from the race by Fernando Alonso. Can

2018 Bahrain GP: “Another Great Race” as Alonso Finishes 7th

Today’s race offered a welcome final result after what was a difficult day for McLaren in qualifying yesterday. Starting in 13th and 14th, both drivers had opposing fortunes – Fernando made a strong start and was able to push forward

2018 Bahrain GP: Friday in Sakhir

McLaren’s day in Sakhir begun with practice one, where the team managed to gather 11th & 13th place, respectively. As the sun faded away in Bahrain, and the lights came on, practice two finally got under way, Fernando managed to

2018 Bahrain GP: Positivity and Excitement Hovering Around McLaren Going into Sakhir

Round 02 – 2018 Bahrain Grand Prix Preview Bahrain is the first of our back-to-back races. Temperatures are looking typical for this desert location, but don’t be surprised if a light sprinkling of rain appears, it has during previous years.

Bahrain 2006: New Champion Beats Old as Alonso Wins in Sakhir

First round promises a superb 2006 in prospect The 2006 season burst into sensational life in Bahrain this afternoon, as champions past and present, Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher, fought out a tense duel which resulted in victory for the

2018 Australian GP: Alonso Equals Best Finish Since Rejoining McLaren in One Race with McLaren-Renault

“Things are going to get better and better” An encouraging first race of the season for McLaren and its new relationship with Renault. Both Fernando and Stoffel started the race one place ahead of their original qualifying spots thanks to

2018 Australian GP: Alonso Qualifies in 11th Place for the First Race of the Season

As feared yesterday, the Formula 1 community arrived at Albert Park to torrential rain and thunderstorms on Saturday morning. By the start of FP3, the rain had subsided, but left a very damp track and track temperatures peaking at around

2018 Australian GP: Consistent 8th Place for Alonso on Friday

Toughest start to the season? That had to be McLaren – or so it seemed initially. Fernando Alonso was the last man to set a time after exhaust issues, and he and team mate Stoffel Vandoorne completed just 31 laps

2018 Australian GP: Alonso Heading Optimistic into the Weekend

With the opening race of the 2018 Formula 1 season this weekend, McLaren, and especially Fernando are heading into the weekend fairly optimistic, leaving the McLaren fans excited. “Finally, time to go racing! This isn’t my first time racing this

Australia 2006: Faultless Alonso Escapes to Victory in Melbourne

After an incident-filled Grand Prix, with no fewer than four safety car periods, Fernando Alonso pulled further ahead in the chase for the world championship with an emphatic victory in Melbourne. There was drama even before the start when Juan

F1 Testing: McLaren the Big Unknown Heading into Melbourne

2nd Pre-Season Test, Day 1 An interrupted day to kick off the second week of pre-season testing in Barcelona. The team suffered some niggling issues that meant running was relatively stop-start throughout the day. After an initial install lap as

F1 Testing: The First Barcelona Test in Review

Day 1 of 2018 Pre-Season Testing A challenging day for McLaren as the team got an early glimpse of the MCL33’s potential in an interrupted first day of pre-season testing. Fernando began the session promptly at the start of the

F1 Testing: First Test Day in Barcelona

“We’re happy with the learning we’re doing from our new package” A challenging day for McLaren as the team got an early glimpse of the MCL33’s potential in an interrupted first day of pre-season testing. Fernando began the session promptly

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

Daytona 24: Alonso Qualifies 13th for the 24 Hour Race

Fernando Alonso takes P13 for his sports car debut Two-time Formula 1 champion Alonso was handed qualifying duties by United Autosports in the #23 Ligier JS P217, but was unable to make up for the performance deficit of the LMP2

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