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  1. Tuesday 12 July 2016

  2. Alonso fastest on first test day before rain 18:00

    Alonso fastest on first test day before rain

    Fernando Alonso put McLaren-Honda at the top of the timesheets on the opening day of the second in-season test session at Silverstone, which began in dry…

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  3. Monday 11 July 2016

  4. Alonso felt points were within reach 08:24

    Alonso felt points were within reach

    Fernando Alonso felt points were within McLaren-Honda's grasp at the British Grand Prix, before he endured a high-speed off at Abbey in tricky…

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  5. Saturday 9 July 2016

  6. Button's Q1 exit caused by loose wing 15:48

    Button's Q1 exit caused by loose wing

    Jenson Button has revealed that a loose rear wing endplate led to his exit from the first stage of qualifying for the British Grand Prix. Button lost the…

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  7. Wednesday 6 July 2016

  8. Alonso eyes 'clean' Silverstone weekend 15:14

    Alonso eyes 'clean' Silverstone weekend

    Fernando Alonso is hopeful that McLaren can enjoy a clean weekend at the British Grand Prix in order to deliver on progress, following tricky rounds for the…

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  9. Saturday 2 July 2016

  10. Button feared qualifying was over after off 16:22

    Button feared qualifying was over after off

    Jenson Button says he feared his qualifying session was over when he ran off track as rain arrived in Austrian Grand Prix qualifying. Button slid through the…

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  11. Friday 1 July 2016

  12. McLaren duo look to exploit possible rain 17:17

    McLaren duo look to exploit possible rain

    Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso both feel that rain will provide McLaren with its best chance of a strong result at the Austrian Grand Prix. Button and…

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  13. Thursday 30 June 2016

  14. Alonso: Busy period will test McLaren 16:50

    Alonso: Busy period will test McLaren

    Fernando Alonso says the upcoming busy period in the Formula 1 calendar will provide an all-round test of the competitiveness of McLaren-Honda's…

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  15. Monday 27 June 2016

  16. McLaren focused on reliability, points return 15:12

    McLaren focused on reliability, points return

    McLaren-Honda's focus at the Austrian Grand Prix will be on improved reliability and a return to the points-paying positions, according to the team's Racing…

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  17. Friday 24 June 2016

  18. Alonso: 'A lot more' required for titles 08:23

    Alonso: 'A lot more' required for titles

    Fernando Alonso has admitted that the McLaren-Honda partnership still has "a long way to go" in terms of overall competitiveness before it can think of fighting…

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  19. Monday 20 June 2016

  20. Alonso: Baku retirement precautionary 07:36

    Alonso: Baku retirement precautionary

    Fernando Alonso says his retirement from the European Grand Prix was precautionary, to avoid causing damage to his power unit or other elements for future…

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  21. Saturday 18 June 2016

  22. Button blames 'grabby' brakes for Q1 exit 17:12

    Button blames 'grabby' brakes for Q1 exit

    McLaren-Honda's Jenson Button has blamed a brake issue on his exit from the first stage of qualifying at the European Grand Prix. Button finished seventh…

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  23. Friday 17 June 2016

  24. Alonso: McLaren 'better than anticipated' 18:37

    Alonso: McLaren 'better than anticipated'

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda is performing "better than anticipated" and does not believe its position in Friday practice for the European Grand Prix…

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  25. Thursday 16 June 2016

  26. Drivers satisfied with Baku track safety 13:12

    Drivers satisfied with Baku track safety

    Formula 1 drivers say they are satisfied with the safety of the Baku City Circuit, which will host this weekend's European Grand Prix, following their…

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  27. Alonso trusts McLaren over team-mate 11:42

    Alonso trusts McLaren over team-mate

    Fernando Alonso says he would be "happy" with either Jenson Button or Stoffel Vandoorne as his team-mate at McLaren-Honda in 2017, as the outfit holds off…

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  28. Tuesday 14 June 2016

  29. Alonso clarifies request to stop car 10:20

    Alonso clarifies request to stop car

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso has clarified his request to "stop" his MP4-31 during the closing stages of the Canadian Grand Prix. Towards the end of the…

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  30. Saturday 11 June 2016

  31. Alonso: Q3 appearance a 'nice gift' 20:31

    Alonso: Q3 appearance a 'nice gift'

    Fernando Alonso described his third successive Q3 appearance as a "nice gift" as he qualified in 10th place for the Canadian Grand Prix. Alonso, who finished…

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  32. Alonso: 11th the best place to start 10:12

    Alonso: 11th the best place to start

    Fernando Alonso reckons 11th position will be the best position for McLaren-Honda to start the Canadian Grand Prix, given the free choice of starting tyre…

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  33. Friday 10 June 2016

  34. Alonso running special helmet for Salom 10:01

    Alonso running special helmet for Salom

    Fernando Alonso will pay tribute to Luis Salom with a special helmet at the Canadian Grand Prix. Salom, 24, died from injuries sustained in a crash during…

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  35. Monday 30 May 2016

  36. Winners and Losers: Monaco Grand Prix 16:34

    Winners and Losers: Monaco Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton secured his first victory of the year to kick-start his 2016 campaign in an intriguing Monaco Grand Prix, slashing Nico Rosberg's title lead.…

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  37. Sunday 29 May 2016

  38. Alonso happy with fifth, not with speed 16:53

    Alonso happy with fifth, not with speed

    Fernando Alonso spoke of his satisfaction at claiming fifth in at the Monaco Grand Prix, but not at McLaren-Honda's current pace. Alonso squeezed into Q3 in…

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  39. Saturday 28 May 2016

  40. Alonso struggling despite Q3 appearance 15:58

    Alonso struggling despite Q3 appearance

    Fernando Alonso says he is struggling with the handling of McLaren's Honda-powered MP4-31 despite his Q3 appearance in Monaco. Alonso, who also made the pole…

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  41. Monday 23 May 2016

  42. Alonso: Monaco to test McLaren chassis 13:37

    Alonso: Monaco to test McLaren chassis

    Fernando Alonso expects to see where McLaren's chassis stands compared to its rivals at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, with engine performance not so…

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  43. Monday 16 May 2016

  44. Alonso rues poor start, software issue 07:18

    Alonso rues poor start, software issue

    Fernando Alonso was left to rue a sluggish getaway at his home Grand Prix in Spain, which came to a premature end after a software issue stopped his…

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  45. Saturday 14 May 2016

  46. Alonso: McLaren making Q3 a 'good step' 17:27

    Alonso: McLaren making Q3 a 'good step'

    Fernando Alonso has warned that McLaren still has to make substantial progress but conceded that making Q3 at the Spanish Grand Prix represents a "good…

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  47. Monday 9 May 2016

  48. McLaren drivers keen to try upgrades 14:22

    McLaren drivers keen to try upgrades

    Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso are hopeful that McLaren-Honda will make another solid step forward with its Spanish Grand Prix update package. McLaren is…

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  49. Sunday 1 May 2016

  50. Alonso: Points now a regular target 16:14

    Alonso: Points now a regular target

    Fernando Alonso is confident that McLaren can now target points on a regular basis after both he and team-mate Jenson Button finished inside the top 10 in…

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  51. Saturday 30 April 2016

  52. McLaren-Honda 'so close' to Q3 - Button 16:25

    McLaren-Honda 'so close' to Q3 - Button

    Jenson Button says McLaren-Honda is "so close" to making it through to the top 10 shootout for the first time since the parties reunited after he qualified in…

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  53. Tuesday 26 April 2016

  54. Alonso: I feel stronger with each day 13:15

    Alonso: I feel stronger with each day

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso says he feels stronger with each passing day as he prepares for his second Grand Prix after being cleared to return from…

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  55. Tuesday 19 April 2016

  56. Alonso: China will help reference opponents 15:14

    Alonso: China will help reference opponents

    Fernando Alonso believes that McLaren's display and positioning during the Chinese Grand Prix will help the team to form references compared to its…

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  57. Saturday 16 April 2016

  58. Alonso: McLaren was quick enough for Q3 10:56

    Alonso: McLaren was quick enough for Q3

    Fernando Alonso expressed "massive frustration" after McLaren missed out on a chance to reach Q3 at the Chinese Grand Prix. Alonso and team-mate Jenson…

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  59. Friday 15 April 2016

  60. Alonso says rib pain is 'manageable' 13:04

    Alonso says rib pain is 'manageable'

    Fernando Alonso admits he is in some discomfort at the Chinese Grand Prix but says the pain he is suffering is "manageable", as he returned to competitive…

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  61. Alonso given green light to race in China 06:37

    Alonso given green light to race in China

    Fernando Alonso has been given the green light to contest the remainder of the Chinese Grand Prix, after undergoing further medical checks at the end of first…

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  62. Thursday 14 April 2016

  63. Alonso cleared to return at Chinese GP 11:45

    Alonso cleared to return at Chinese GP

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso has been provisionally cleared to return to action at this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix, though he will undergo further…

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  64. Tuesday 12 April 2016

  65. Alonso preparing 'as normal' for China 12:06

    Alonso preparing 'as normal' for China

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso says he is preparing for the Chinese Grand Prix "as normal", but admits he is not yet sure if he will be able to return to…

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  66. Wednesday 6 April 2016

  67. Alonso back in training before Chinese GP 13:33

    Alonso back in training before Chinese GP

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso has restarted his training programme as he attempts to return to the Formula 1 grid at the Chinese Grand Prix, which takes…

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  68. Sunday 3 April 2016

  69. Alonso '99 per cent sure' of China return 16:17

    Alonso '99 per cent sure' of China return

    Fernando Alonso says he is "99 per cent sure" of being cleared to return to action at the Chinese Grand Prix, after the Spaniard was ruled out of this weekend's…

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  70. Saturday 2 April 2016

  71. McLaren's appeal for Alonso to race rejected 14:35

    McLaren's appeal for Alonso to race rejected

    McLaren submitted a request to the FIA on Friday night to allow Fernando Alonso to compete at the Bahrain Grand Prix, but the appeal was rejected, President…

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  72. Friday 1 April 2016

  73. Gutiérrez urges caution over 'halo' device 07:22

    Gutiérrez urges caution over 'halo' device

    Esteban Gutiérrez has urged Formula 1 to take more time to consider if it introduces a 'halo'-style driver head protection device, or alternative concept, for…

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  74. Thursday 31 March 2016

  75. Alonso says he 'respects' FIA decision 13:34

    Alonso says he 'respects' FIA decision

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso says he "respects" the FIA's decision to rule him out of this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix, after suffering a pneumothorax and…

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  76. Alonso ruled out of Bahrain Grand Prix 11:34

    Alonso ruled out of Bahrain Grand Prix

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso has been ruled out of competing in this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix, following medical checks on Thursday, with reserve…

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  77. Tuesday 29 March 2016

  78. Alonso 'can't wait' to get back in car 12:13

    Alonso 'can't wait' to get back in car

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso says he "can't wait" to get back behind the wheel and move on from his dramatic accident at the Australian Grand…

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  79. Thursday 24 March 2016

  80. Alonso to use new power unit in Bahrain 16:17

    Alonso to use new power unit in Bahrain

    Fernando Alonso will take on a new power unit for the Bahrain Grand Prix as Honda conducts further analysis following his violent crash at the season opener in…

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  81. In photos: Alonso's Australian GP crash 08:26

    In photos: Alonso's Australian GP crash

    Fernando Alonso suffered one of the biggest accidents of his career during last weekend's Australian Grand Prix, with all the drama caught on camera by…

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  82. Monday 21 March 2016

  83. Winners and Losers: Australian Grand Prix 16:44

    Winners and Losers: Australian Grand Prix

    Nico Rosberg opened his 2016 account with victory by leading a Mercedes 1-2 as Ferrari had a sniff of a win and F1's new team scored points. GPUpdate.net…

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  84. Sunday 20 March 2016

  85. Stewards clear Alonso/Gutiérrez over contact 09:46

    Stewards clear Alonso/Gutiérrez over contact

    Stewards at the Australian Grand Prix have deemed that no further action is required following the high-speed collision between McLaren's Fernando Alonso and…

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  86. Alonso: No blame on Gutiérrez for crash 07:49

    Alonso: No blame on Gutiérrez for crash

    Fernando Alonso says that Haas' Esteban Gutiérrez is not to blame for their terrifying collision at the Australian Grand Prix and believes he was lucky to…

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  87. Race red flagged after Alonso/Gutiérrez clash 05:48

    Race red flagged after Alonso/Gutiérrez clash

    Sunday's season-opening Australian Grand Prix was red flagged after 19 of 57 laps due to a massive accident involving Fernando Alonso and Esteban Gutiérrez…

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  88. Saturday 19 March 2016

  89. Alonso targets McLaren double points finish 09:22

    Alonso targets McLaren double points finish

    Fernando Alonso is hopeful that McLaren will be able to achieve a double points finish at the Australian Grand Prix after surprising itself with its performance…

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  90. Friday 18 March 2016

  91. Alonso: 'Pleasant surprise' for McLaren 12:14

    Alonso: 'Pleasant surprise' for McLaren

    Fernando Alonso declared himself as "happy" after completing the majority of McLaren's programme during practice for the Australian Grand Prix, despite wet…

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  92. Thursday 17 March 2016

  93. Alonso would feel regret if Ferrari wins title 08:29

    Alonso would feel regret if Ferrari wins title

    Fernando Alonso has admitted that he would end up regretting his move from Ferrari to McLaren-Honda if his former team wins this year's World…

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  94. Tuesday 8 March 2016

  95. Alonso impressed by 'memorable' Baku 10:29

    Alonso impressed by 'memorable' Baku

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso believes that the Baku City Circuit will be the most "memorable" venue on the calendar this year, following his visit to…

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  96. Sunday 6 March 2016

  97. Alonso to decide future after trying 2017 cars 12:14

    Alonso to decide future after trying 2017 cars

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says that he will decide on his Formula 1 future after sampling the sport's 2017 cars, with substantial technical changes planned…

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  98. Thursday 3 March 2016

  99. Alonso 'sad' over Formula 1 rules confusion 17:45

    Alonso 'sad' over Formula 1 rules confusion

    Fernando Alonso says he is "sad" to see the confusion surrounding Formula 1's regulations for the upcoming season, just two weeks before the Australian Grand…

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  100. Wednesday 2 March 2016

  101. Alonso named as European GP ambassador 10:12

    Alonso named as European GP ambassador

    Organisers of the Baku European Grand Prix have announced that Fernando Alonso will act as an ambassador for the inaugural event, which will take place in…

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  102. Friday 26 February 2016

  103. Alonso staying positive despite test troubles 12:22

    Alonso staying positive despite test troubles

    Fernando Alonso is staying positive on the back of his and McLaren-Honda's first pre-season test, despite a series of reliability issues. Alonso was limited…

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  104. Thursday 25 February 2016

  105. McLaren insists it is 'ahead of last year' 17:42

    McLaren insists it is 'ahead of last year'

    McLaren-Honda has insisted that it is ahead of where it was at this stage last year, despite technical problems at the first Barcelona test. Fernando Alonso…

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  106. Alonso's running restricted by coolant leak 11:37

    Alonso's running restricted by coolant leak

    Fernando Alonso's running on the final morning of the opening pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya has been severely restricted due to a…

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  107. Tuesday 23 February 2016

  108. Alonso: MP4-31 can be best F1 chassis 18:00

    Alonso: MP4-31 can be best F1 chassis

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren has set itself the target of having the best chassis on the grid by the start of the European season. McLaren endured a dismal…

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  109. Sunday 21 February 2016

  110. McLaren drivers impressed by aero package 08:50

    McLaren drivers impressed by aero package

    McLaren drivers Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button say they are impressed by the aerodynamic packaging on the outfit's 2016 challenger, the MP4-31, after it was…

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  111. McLaren launches Honda-powered MP4-31 08:32

    McLaren launches Honda-powered MP4-31

    McLaren-Honda has revealed its MP4-31, which it hopes will propel the partnership back up Formula 1's competitive order following a problematic reunion campaign…

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