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  1. Wednesday 26 April 2017

  2. 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…

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  3. Tuesday 25 April 2017

  4. 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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  5. 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…

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  6. Monday 24 April 2017

  7. 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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  8. 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.…

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  9. Friday 21 April 2017

  10. 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…

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  11. Tuesday 18 April 2017

  12. 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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  13. Sunday 16 April 2017

  14. 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…

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  15. Saturday 15 April 2017

  16. 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…

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  17. 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…

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  18. Friday 14 April 2017

  19. 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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  20. Button to replace Alonso at Monaco GP 10:01

    Button to replace Alonso at Monaco GP

    McLaren has confirmed that 2009 World Champion Jenson Button will return to a Formula 1 race seat for next month's Monaco Grand Prix, in place of the…

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  21. Overview: Alonso's busy F1/Indy schedule 09:08

    Overview: Alonso's busy F1/Indy schedule

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso has outlined a busy schedule between Europe and the United States as he prepares for his assault on the prestigious…

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  22. Thursday 13 April 2017

  23. Alonso praises Brown for 'bigger vision' 15:05

    Alonso praises Brown for 'bigger vision'

    Fernando Alonso has suggested that his agreement to contest this year's Indianapolis 500 would not have been possible under previous McLaren chief Ron…

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  24. Hamilton hopes Button stands in for Alonso 14:14

    Hamilton hopes Button stands in for Alonso

    Lewis Hamilton hopes Jenson Button replaces Fernando Alonso when the McLaren-Honda driver skips the Monaco Grand Prix to contest the Indianapolis 500. It was…

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  25. Wednesday 12 April 2017

  26. IndyCar stars react to Alonso/500 deal 16:56

    IndyCar stars react to Alonso/500 deal

    Leading IndyCar racers have welcomed Fernando Alonso to the championship, following the news that the Spaniard will make a one-off appearance at the…

    Indy
  27. McLaren has 'different options' for Monaco 16:41

    McLaren has 'different options' for Monaco

    McLaren chief Zak Brown says Fernando Alonso's stand-in for the Monaco Grand Prix is not yet in place, and that the team has "a few different options". It…

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  28. Alonso's 500: A dream come true for fans 16:32

    Alonso's 500: A dream come true for fans

    Fernando Alonso and McLaren caused a stir on social media with the announcement that they will contest this year's Indianapolis 500 in an Andretti-run…

    Indy
  29. IndyCar 'thrilled' by McLaren/Alonso entry 12:18

    IndyCar 'thrilled' by McLaren/Alonso entry

    IndyCar Series CEO Mark Miles says he is "thrilled" by McLaren's decision to field a one-car team for Fernando Alonso at this year's Indianapolis 500. It was…

    Indy
  30. Brown expects Alonso to be 'in the mix' 11:55

    Brown expects Alonso to be 'in the mix'

    McLaren Executive Director Zak Brown says he expects Fernando Alonso to be "in the mix" for overall honours when he makes his debut at the Indianapolis 500 this…

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  31. Andretti: Alonso's oval inexperience no concern 11:42

    Andretti: Alonso's oval inexperience no concern

    Andretti Autosport CEO Michael Andretti says Fernando Alonso's lack of experience on super-speedways is "not of concern", following the news that the Spaniard…

    Indy
  32. Alonso to race at Indianapolis 500 in 2017 11:16

    Alonso to race at Indianapolis 500 in 2017

    Fernando Alonso is to compete at the prestigious Indianapolis 500 this year, with a one-car entry submitted by McLaren, which will be run by the Andretti team…

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  33. Sunday 9 April 2017

  34. Alonso: China retirement 'especially painful' 11:22

    Alonso: China retirement 'especially painful'

    Fernando Alonso says his retirement from the Chinese Grand Prix was "especially painful", as he was running inside the top 10, after vaulting forward during the…

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  35. Saturday 8 April 2017

  36. Alonso says he 'didn't care' about risks 10:44

    Alonso says he 'didn't care' about risks

    Fernando Alonso says he "didn't care too much about risking over the limit" as he hustled his McLaren-Honda to 13th on the grid for the Chinese Grand…

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  37. Friday 7 April 2017

  38. McLaren adds radical T-wing to MCL32 03:39

    McLaren adds radical T-wing to MCL32

    McLaren has added a radical T-wing to its car for this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix. McLaren launched its Honda-powered MCL32 without a T-wing, running only…

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  39. Thursday 6 April 2017

  40. Alonso insists he won't quit mid-season 14:02

    Alonso insists he won't quit mid-season

    Fernando Alonso has made clear that he will not walk away from McLaren-Honda during the 2017 season, following comments made by ex-Formula 1 driver Mark…

    F1
  41. Tuesday 4 April 2017

  42. Video of the Day: McLaren's 'Unexpected Race' 05:36

    Video of the Day: McLaren's 'Unexpected Race'

    Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne take part in an 'Unexpected Race' around Chandon vineyards.

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  43. Tuesday 28 March 2017

  44. Webber: Alonso might not do whole season 09:45

    Webber: Alonso might not do whole season

    Ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Webber has suggested that Fernando Alonso might not see out the 2017 season with McLaren-Honda, as he is "frustrated like hell" with…

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  45. Sunday 26 March 2017

  46. Alonso: McLaren last 'in normal conditions' 09:08

    Alonso: McLaren last 'in normal conditions'

    Fernando Alonso fears that McLaren-Honda could be Formula 1's slowest team "in normal conditions", despite an encouraging Australian Grand Prix…

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  47. Alonso: McLaren 'better than expected' 02:32

    Alonso: McLaren 'better than expected'

    Fernando Alonso says that McLaren-Honda's Australian Grand Prix weekend has gone "better than we'd expected" after pre-season testing. McLaren and Honda…

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  48. Friday 24 March 2017

  49. McLaren-Honda lifted by improved reliability 11:01

    McLaren-Honda lifted by improved reliability

    Honda chief Yusuke Hasegawa says the manufacturer was lifted by its improved reliability during practice for the Australian Grand Prix, following a troubled…

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  50. Tuesday 21 March 2017

  51. Alonso: McLaren braced for 'difficult' start 06:48

    Alonso: McLaren braced for 'difficult' start

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda is braced for a "difficult" Australian Grand Prix this weekend, after its build-up to the 2017 campaign was blighted by…

    F1
  52. Thursday 16 March 2017

  53. Feature: Alonso's ongoing third title quest 09:02

    Feature: Alonso's ongoing third title quest

    Fernando Alonso enters 2017 as he did 2007 – a McLaren driver in search of his third F1 title. GPUpdate.net charts Alonso's near-misses, and other fruitless…

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  54. Friday 10 March 2017

  55. McLaren-Honda hit by further electrical issues 12:12

    McLaren-Honda hit by further electrical issues

    McLaren-Honda's dismal pre-season testing programme continued on the final morning of action at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya amid more electrical…

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  56. Thursday 9 March 2017

  57. Insight: Alonso loses patience with Honda 08:12

    Insight: Alonso loses patience with Honda

    Continued reliability and performance problems have left Honda, and McLaren, on the back foot heading into the 2017 season, a repeat of the previous two years.…

    F1
  58. Wednesday 8 March 2017

  59. Alonso: Honda has no reliability, no power 18:22

    Alonso: Honda has no reliability, no power

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso has expressed his frustration over a Honda power unit which has "no reliability and no power", estimating a deficit of 30 km/h…

    F1
  60. Saturday 4 March 2017

  61. Alonso feels drivers 'less important' in 2017 16:32

    Alonso feels drivers 'less important' in 2017

    McLaren's Fernando Alonso believes the role of drivers will be "less important" in 2017, despite overhauled technical regulations, which has led to faster…

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  62. Thursday 2 March 2017

  63. Honda 'feeling sorry' for McLaren drivers 08:32

    Honda 'feeling sorry' for McLaren drivers

    Honda chief Yusuke Hasegawa has apologised to McLaren pair Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne over the lack of mileage during testing so far, relative to the…

    F1
  64. Tuesday 28 February 2017

  65. More testing trouble for McLaren-Honda 13:11

    More testing trouble for McLaren-Honda

    McLaren-Honda faced further technical problems on the second day of pre-season testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, with another power unit change…

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  66. Monday 27 February 2017

  67. Alonso laments restricted first test day 18:31

    Alonso laments restricted first test day

    Fernando Alonso says it is too early to judge McLaren's MCL32 after being restricted to "checking laps" on the first day of pre-season testing in…

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  68. McLaren dealt setback on first test day 09:21

    McLaren dealt setback on first test day

    McLaren-Honda's start to the 2017 Formula 1 season has been dealt a setback after the MCL32 suffered an oil systems issue on the opening day of…

    F1
  69. Sunday 26 February 2017

  70. Alonso gives McLaren MCL32 track debut 08:56

    Alonso gives McLaren MCL32 track debut

    Fernando Alonso has given the McLaren MCL32 its track debut during a filming day at a chilly but sunny Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, ahead of the opening…

    F1
  71. Saturday 25 February 2017

  72. McLaren confirms driver line-up for testing 09:53

    McLaren confirms driver line-up for testing

    McLaren has confirmed its driver schedule for next week's opening pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Home favourite Fernando Alonso will…

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  73. Friday 24 February 2017

  74. Alonso wants 'respectable' 2017 display 12:29

    Alonso wants 'respectable' 2017 display

    Fernando Alonso has played down expectations of a sudden jump in performance from McLaren-Honda in 2017, stating that the aim is a "respectable…

    F1
  75. Tuesday 14 February 2017

  76. 'Mercedes should look at Vettel, Alonso' 07:32

    'Mercedes should look at Vettel, Alonso'

    Formula 1 World Champion Nico Rosberg reckons Mercedes should look at Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and McLaren's Fernando Alonso for a 2018 seat, as they enter…

    F1
  77. Wednesday 8 February 2017

  78. Montoya: Vettel, Alonso best on F1 grid 14:01

    Montoya: Vettel, Alonso best on F1 grid

    Ex-Formula 1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya has picked out Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso as the strongest drivers on the current…

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  79. Monday 6 February 2017

  80. Rosberg wanted Alonso as replacement 09:29

    Rosberg wanted Alonso as replacement

    Nico Rosberg has stated that, as a fan, he would have preferred Fernando Alonso to replace him at Mercedes, but admits the team dynamic "wouldn't…

    F1
  81. Friday 27 January 2017

  82. McLaren: Alonso 'the best in the world' 11:24

    McLaren: Alonso 'the best in the world'

    Double Formula 1 World Champion Fernando Alonso is "the best driver in the world" of motorsport and remains fully committed to McLaren, according to Zak Brown…

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  83. Monday 19 December 2016

  84. 2016 review: McLaren-Honda make gains 08:01

    2016 review: McLaren-Honda make gains

    GPUpdate.net's end-of-season reviews continue with McLaren-Honda, which continued to make progress in 2016, as Fernando Alonso returned to his best, and Jenson…

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  85. Tuesday 13 December 2016

  86. Alonso says McLaren title 'my only goal' 13:04

    Alonso says McLaren title 'my only goal'

    Fernando Alonso has insisted that his "only goal" is to claim the World Championship with McLaren-Honda, following speculation linking him to the vacancy at…

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  87. Sunday 11 December 2016

  88. GPUpdate readers want Alonso at Mercedes 13:50

    GPUpdate readers want Alonso at Mercedes

    GPUpdate.net readers believe that Mercedes should try to poach Fernando Alonso from McLaren-Honda to replace the retiring Nico Rosberg in Formula 1 next…

    F1
  89. Friday 9 December 2016

  90. Briatore: Alonso will not leave McLaren 11:43

    Briatore: Alonso will not leave McLaren

    Flavio Briatore, heavily involved in Fernando Alonso's career, says the Spaniard will not leave McLaren to replace Nico Rosberg at Mercedes for 2017, amid…

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  91. Tuesday 6 December 2016

  92. Mercedes considering Alonso for vacancy 10:00

    Mercedes considering Alonso for vacancy

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has admitted that the team is considering Fernando Alonso as Nico Rosberg's replacement, describing him as "a driver I respect a…

    F1
  93. Monday 5 December 2016

  94. McLaren adamant Alonso will not leave 12:39

    McLaren adamant Alonso will not leave

    Fernando Alonso will not be leaving McLaren to replace the retiring Nico Rosberg at Mercedes for the 2017 season, according to the team's new Executive…

    F1
  95. Sunday 4 December 2016

  96. Alonso samples Honda's RC213V at Motegi 16:14

    Alonso samples Honda's RC213V at Motegi

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso completed laps on Repsol Honda's title-winning RC213V MotoGP bike during the Japanese manufacturer's 'Thanks Day' at…

    F1
  97. Friday 2 December 2016

  98. Overview: Candidates to replace Rosberg 15:08

    Overview: Candidates to replace Rosberg

    Following the shock news that Nico Rosberg will retire from Formula 1 with immediate effect, GPUpdate.net looks at the potential candidates who could line up…

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  99. Tuesday 29 November 2016

  100. Capito hopes Alonso extends McLaren deal 11:36

    Capito hopes Alonso extends McLaren deal

    McLaren's Formula 1 Chief Executive Officer Jost Capito says he hopes Fernando Alonso will seek to extend his stay with the team beyond the end of his current…

    F1
  101. Monday 28 November 2016

  102. Alonso: McLaren showed big progress in 2016 08:38

    Alonso: McLaren showed big progress in 2016

    Fernando Alonso believes McLaren-Honda demonstrated substantial progress in 2016, though remains wary that further work must be undertaken before it can think…

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  103. Saturday 26 November 2016

  104. Alonso: McLaren pace 'extremely positive' 17:31

    Alonso: McLaren pace 'extremely positive'

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren can target a points finish at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after he qualified in ninth position. Alonso was only 13th…

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  105. Thursday 24 November 2016

  106. Overview: F1's battles down the pack 07:42

    Overview: F1's battles down the pack

    While the attention this weekend will fall on the scrap for the title between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, there are several other battles further down the…

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