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  1. Thursday 22 June 2017

  2. Alonso expects open 2017/18 driver market 12:00

    Alonso expects open 2017/18 driver market

    Fernando Alonso says he expects there to be "a lot of changes" in the Formula 1 driver market across the coming months, and he will "stay calm" when making his…

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  3. Webber: Alonso's situation is a 'travesty' 09:02

    Webber: Alonso's situation is a 'travesty'

    Ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Webber says it is an "absolute travesty" that Fernando Alonso is enduring a third successive season in an uncompetitive car at…

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  4. Monday 19 June 2017

  5. Alonso: Baku power unit penalties 'likely' 14:24

    Alonso: Baku power unit penalties 'likely'

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso is braced for power unit-related grid penalties at this weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix, amid Honda's ongoing reliability…

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  6. Wednesday 14 June 2017

  7. Watson: Alonso's options limited for 2018 11:22

    Watson: Alonso's options limited for 2018

    Ex-Formula 1 driver John Watson reckons that Fernando Alonso will struggle to find a competitive, alternative seat in Formula 1 for 2018, if he leaves…

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  8. GPU readers tip Alonso to switch to US 08:16

    GPU readers tip Alonso to switch to US

    GPUpdate.net readers have tipped Fernando Alonso to leave Formula 1 and continue his career in the United States in 2018, amid McLaren-Honda's troubles. In…

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  9. Tuesday 13 June 2017

  10. Boullier: Late Canada exit 'gut-wrenching' 10:36

    Boullier: Late Canada exit 'gut-wrenching'

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier has described the team's late race failure at the Canadian Grand Prix as "gut-wrenching", adding that its current…

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  11. Sunday 11 June 2017

  12. Brown says McLaren will be 'proactive' 22:59

    Brown says McLaren will be 'proactive'

    McLaren chief Zak Brown says the team will be "proactive" in its approach with engine partner Honda, after a late failure cost Fernando Alonso a point at the…

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  13. Saturday 10 June 2017

  14. Alonso 'extremely happy' despite deficit 20:20

    Alonso 'extremely happy' despite deficit

    Fernando Alonso labelled himself as "extremely happy" after extracting the "maximum" from McLaren-Honda's package during qualifying for the Canadian Grand…

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  15. Friday 9 June 2017

  16. 'We are used to it' - Alonso on stoppage 17:09

    'We are used to it' - Alonso on stoppage

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso sighed that "we are used to it" after he suffered another technical stoppage during practice for the Canadian Grand…

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  17. Thursday 8 June 2017

  18. 'If we win by September I will stay' - Alonso 16:49

    'If we win by September I will stay' - Alonso

    Fernando Alonso has ramped up the pressure on McLaren-Honda to deliver results quickly, suggesting that he will only stay with the team in 2018 if it is winning…

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  19. Monday 5 June 2017

  20. Feature: Back to reality for McLaren, Alonso 16:42

    Feature: Back to reality for McLaren, Alonso

    Fernando Alonso and McLaren's 2017 campaign is likely to be characterised by its bold Indianapolis 500 effort, but it is now back to the grind for the pair, as…

    F1
  21. Alonso: I'm ready to get back to day job 12:38

    Alonso: I'm ready to get back to day job

    Fernando Alonso says he is ready to return to his "day job" at the Canadian Grand Prix, having briefly stepped away from Formula 1 to contest the Indianapolis…

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  22. Wednesday 31 May 2017

  23. In full: Alonso's Indy 500 ROTY speech 11:02

    In full: Alonso's Indy 500 ROTY speech

    Fernando Alonso captured the attention of the motorsport world with his efforts at the Indianapolis 500, linking up with McLaren, Honda and Andretti for an…

    Indy
  24. Monday 29 May 2017

  25. Feature: F1 paddock unites for Alonso 17:28

    Feature: F1 paddock unites for Alonso

    Once the Monaco Grand Prix had finished, all eyes were on the Indianapolis 500 and, more pertinently, Fernando Alonso. GPUpdate.net joined the action at the…

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  26. Sunday 28 May 2017

  27. Alonso hails performance despite DNF 21:23

    Alonso hails performance despite DNF

    Fernando Alonso labelled his Indy 500 experience as "one of the best" of his career and revelled in his performance, despite retiring from the race due to an…

    Indy
  28. Monday 22 May 2017

  29. Alonso felt Indy 500 pole was within reach 11:58

    Alonso felt Indy 500 pole was within reach

    McLaren-Andretti debutant Fernando Alonso believes pole position for the Indianapolis 500 was within his reach, following a minor engine glitch during his…

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  30. Sunday 21 May 2017

  31. Carpenter quickest, Alonso makes Fast Nine 00:04

    Carpenter quickest, Alonso makes Fast Nine

    Ed Carpenter clocked the quickest time during a delayed and disrupted Saturday qualifying session for this year's running of the Indianapolis 500, as Fernando…

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  32. Saturday 20 May 2017

  33. Alonso: 'Not much pressure' over qualifying 08:48

    Alonso: 'Not much pressure' over qualifying

    Fernando Alonso believes there is "not much pressure" for him as he prepares to participate in Saturday's first qualifying session for the Indianapolis…

    Indy
  34. Friday 19 May 2017

  35. Alonso finds 'good balance' for traffic 10:33

    Alonso finds 'good balance' for traffic

    Fernando Alonso says he has found a "good balance" for running in traffic ahead of his assault on the Indianapolis 500 later this month. After a windy third…

    Indy
  36. Thursday 18 May 2017

  37. In photos: 10 days until the Indy 500 15:24

    In photos: 10 days until the Indy 500

    The 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 will commence in 10 days' time when 33 cars line up at the Motor Speedway. GPUpdate.net takes a look at the…

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  38. Alonso fourth fastest on windy third day 09:46

    Alonso fourth fastest on windy third day

    Fernando Alonso finished fourth fastest on the third day of practice for the Indianapolis 500, which was restricted due to consistently strong winds. IndyCar…

    Indy
  39. Brown 'understands' Alonso over future 07:28

    Brown 'understands' Alonso over future

    McLaren chief Zak Brown says he "totally understands" Fernando Alonso's recent comments regarding his future, as the Spaniard chases a third Formula 1 world…

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  40. Wednesday 17 May 2017

  41. Video: Alonso's 'double overtake' at Indy 09:40

    Video: Alonso's 'double overtake' at Indy

    Fernando Alonso gains confidence running in traffic at Indianapolis, pulling off a double overtake.

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  42. Alonso get first taste of running in traffic 09:36

    Alonso get first taste of running in traffic

    Fernando Alonso hailed a "productive" second day of practice for the Indianapolis 500, as he finally experienced high-speed running in traffic. Alonso made…

    Indy
  43. Tuesday 16 May 2017

  44. Alonso has 'much better feeling' with car 15:26

    Alonso has 'much better feeling' with car

    Fernando Alonso described a "much better feeling" with his car following the first day of practice for the Indianapolis 500, in which he placed 19th…

    Indy
  45. Alonso fights suspension issue at Indy 00:13

    Alonso fights suspension issue at Indy

    Fernando Alonso finished P19 on the first day of practice for the 101st Indianapolis 500 on Monday, but a suspected rear suspension issue limited his running to…

    Indy
  46. Monday 15 May 2017

  47. Andretti leads first day of Indy 500 practice 23:40

    Andretti leads first day of Indy 500 practice

    The first full day of Indianapolis 500 practice was completed under sunny skies today with Marco Andretti leading the field. The Andretti driver ran a total of…

    Indy
  48. Andretti: Alonso's strong start 'no surprise' 07:32

    Andretti: Alonso's strong start 'no surprise'

    Fernando Alonso made a near perfect start to his Indianapolis 500 effort last month, as he flew through the mandatory Rookie Orientation Programme on his first…

    Indy
  49. Sunday 14 May 2017

  50. Alonso: Points unlikely even without clash 17:41

    Alonso: Points unlikely even without clash

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says a points finish in Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix would have been unlikely even without his clash with Felipe Massa. Alonso…

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  51. Saturday 13 May 2017

  52. Alonso: Q3 appearance will be 'nice boost' 15:20

    Alonso: Q3 appearance will be 'nice boost'

    Fernando Alonso reckons his "gift" appearance in the final phase of qualifying at the Spanish Grand Prix will act as a "nice boost" to McLaren-Honda. McLaren…

    F1
  53. Friday 12 May 2017

  54. Brown in 'disbelief' after Alonso's stoppage 17:46

    Brown in 'disbelief' after Alonso's stoppage

    McLaren Executive Director Zak Brown says he was "in a state of disbelief" when Fernando Alonso's MCL32 came to a halt after just two corners during practice in…

    F1
  55. Honda: Oil leak caused Alonso stoppage 10:41

    Honda: Oil leak caused Alonso stoppage

    Honda has confirmed that an oil leak was the cause of Fernando Alonso's stoppage during the early stages of the first practice session for the Spanish Grand…

    F1
  56. Thursday 11 May 2017

  57. Alonso's motorsport future 'very open' 14:37

    Alonso's motorsport future 'very open'

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso says he is "very open" over his future beyond 2017, when his current F1 contract expires, though has reiterated that no decision…

    F1
  58. Monday 8 May 2017

  59. McLaren-Honda still focused on reliability 13:58

    McLaren-Honda still focused on reliability

    Fernando Alonso says that McLaren-Honda is still focused on reliability rather than performance as the first European leg of the 2017 season gets…

    F1
  60. Sunday 7 May 2017

  61. Brown: Indy 500 deal shows commitment 10:28

    Brown: Indy 500 deal shows commitment

    McLaren Executive Director Zak Brown believes that the squad's IndyCar effort with Fernando Alonso and Honda demonstrates that the parties are "one group", amid…

    F1
  62. Friday 5 May 2017

  63. Alonso: Traffic will be biggest challenge 09:48

    Alonso: Traffic will be biggest challenge

    McLaren-Andretti driver Fernando Alonso says he expects running in traffic to be his biggest challenge when he tackles the Indianapolis 500. Alonso received…

    Indy
  64. Thursday 4 May 2017

  65. Video: Alonso hits birds during Indy run 10:02

    Video: Alonso hits birds during Indy run

    Fernando Alonso ran into two birds during his private test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday.

    Indy
  66. Alonso feels IndyCar 'more raw' than F1 09:50

    Alonso feels IndyCar 'more raw' than F1

    Fernando Alonso feels that IndyCar is more "raw" than Formula 1, following his first oval experience during a private test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on…

    F1
  67. In photos: Alonso hits the track at Indy 08:45

    In photos: Alonso hits the track at Indy

    Fernando Alonso began on track preparations for his Indianapolis 500 effort on Wednesday, working through the 'Rookie Orientation Programme'. GPUpdate.net looks…

    Indy
  68. Wednesday 3 May 2017

  69. Alonso completes Indy 500 orientation 18:39

    Alonso completes Indy 500 orientation

    Fernando Alonso turned the first oval laps in his career on Wednesday, completing the Rookie Orientation Programme at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway ahead of…

    Indy
  70. 14:35

    Watch live: Alonso's first Indy 500 test run

    Indy
  71. 13:29

    Photos: Alonso's livery for the Indy 500

    Indy
  72. Video: McLaren presents Indy 500 livery 13:04

    Video: McLaren presents Indy 500 livery

    McLaren Honda Andretti unveils its striking livery for Fernando Alonso's Indianapolis 500 effort.

    Indy
  73. McLaren sticks with orange for Indy 500 13:03

    McLaren sticks with orange for Indy 500

    McLaren will run an orange car livery through this year's Indianapolis 500, in keeping with its bold Formula 1 colour scheme, and the team's previous…

    Indy
  74. Alonso reveals 'retro-cool' Indy 500 helmet 12:06

    Alonso reveals 'retro-cool' Indy 500 helmet

    Fernando Alonso's helmet design for the Indianapolis 500 has been revealed. Alonso will attempt to race at this year's Indy 500, the 101st edition of the…

    Indy
  75. Luyendyk: Alonso must not be too confident 08:16

    Luyendyk: Alonso must not be too confident

    Double Indianapolis 500 Arie Luyendyk believes Fernando Alonso must not be too confident as he approaches his race programme with Andretti…

    Indy
  76. Sunday 30 April 2017

  77. Alonso: Every weekend is the same 17:25

    Alonso: Every weekend is the same

    A frustrated Fernando Alonso commented that "every weekend is the same" after he failed to even make the start of the Russian Grand Prix. McLaren-Honda's…

    F1
  78. Saturday 29 April 2017

  79. Alonso: McLaren losing 2.5s on straights 19:10

    Alonso: McLaren losing 2.5s on straights

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso has continued his criticism of power unit supplier Honda, believing the MCL32 is giving away 2.5 seconds per lap on the straights…

    F1
  80. Video of the Day: Alonso visits IndyCar 05:38

    Video of the Day: Alonso visits IndyCar

    Follow Fernando Alonso as he makes his first visit to the IndyCar paddock and Andretti headquarters.

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  81. Wednesday 26 April 2017

  82. Pagenaud hails 'courageous' Alonso over Indy 15:48

    Pagenaud hails 'courageous' Alonso over Indy

    Reigning IndyCar champion Simon Pagenaud thinks Fernando Alonso's decision to compete at this year's Indianapolis 500 is "courageous" and reckons it will boost…

    Indy
  83. Tuesday 25 April 2017

  84. Video: Alonso's Alabama IndyCar visit 09:03

    Video: Alonso's Alabama IndyCar visit

    Follow Fernando Alonso as he tours the IndyCar paddock at the Barber Motorsports Park.

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  85. Alonso targets two-car McLaren finish 07:32

    Alonso targets two-car McLaren finish

    Fernando Alonso hopes that McLaren-Honda will be able to record a two-car finish at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix, after a tough start to the…

    F1
  86. Monday 24 April 2017

  87. Video: Alonso press conference at Barber 16:04

    Video: Alonso press conference at Barber

    Watch as Fernando Alonso fields questions about his upcoming attempt at the Indianapolis 500.

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  88. In photos: Alonso visits IndyCar paddock 12:35

    In photos: Alonso visits IndyCar paddock

    Fernando Alonso attended last weekend's Grand Prix of Alabama as part of his preparations for an assault on the Indianapolis 500 with Andretti Autosport.…

    F1
  89. Friday 21 April 2017

  90. Alonso set for first Indy track test on May 3 09:21

    Alonso set for first Indy track test on May 3

    Fernando Alonso will begin on-track preparations for his assault on the Indianapolis 500 with a test session at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May…

    F1
  91. Tuesday 18 April 2017

  92. Video: IndyCar drivers on Alonso at Indy 12:08

    Video: IndyCar drivers on Alonso at Indy

    A selection of IndyCar drivers react to Fernando Alonso's deal to run in this year's Indianapolis 500.

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  93. Sunday 16 April 2017

  94. Alonso: McLaren's speed deficit 'amazing' 21:08

    Alonso: McLaren's speed deficit 'amazing'

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda's straight-line speed deficit was "amazing" as he attempted to battle with rivals during the Bahrain Grand Prix. Alonso…

    F1
  95. Saturday 15 April 2017

  96. Alonso to take on new power unit for race 18:08

    Alonso to take on new power unit for race

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso says he will need to take on a new power unit for the Bahrain Grand Prix after his engine "blew up" during…

    F1
  97. Horner: McLaren 'barking mad' over Indy 10:48

    Horner: McLaren 'barking mad' over Indy

    Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says McLaren chief Zak Brown must be "barking mad" to allow Fernando Alonso to compete at next month's Indianapolis…

    F1
  98. Friday 14 April 2017

  99. Boullier: Button's return 'great' for F1 10:28

    Boullier: Button's return 'great' for F1

    Jenson Button's return to action at the Monaco Grand Prix is "great news" for Formula 1 as a whole, according to McLaren Racing Director Eric…

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