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  1. Sunday 18 September 2016

  2. Alonso briefly thought of podium finish 17:11

    Alonso briefly thought of podium finish

    Fernando Alonso says he fleetingly dreamt of a podium finish but accepted McLaren achieved the maximum result as he placed seventh in Singapore. Alonso…

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  3. Friday 16 September 2016

  4. Alonso: Lack of grip restricting McLaren 20:16

    Alonso: Lack of grip restricting McLaren

    Fernando Alonso reckons an overall lack of grip is hindering McLaren's pace in Singapore and is expecting a tough challenge in order to make it through to…

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  5. Hamilton, Alonso get first taste of halo 13:10

    Hamilton, Alonso get first taste of halo

    Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso became the latest drivers to sample the halo device during the opening practice session for the Singapore Grand…

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  6. Tuesday 6 September 2016

  7. Alonso, Hamilton set to run 'halo' in Singapore 07:32

    Alonso, Hamilton set to run 'halo' in Singapore

    Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton will become the latest drivers to run the 'halo' during practice for the Singapore Grand Prix, according to McLaren and…

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  8. Monday 5 September 2016

  9. Alonso: 'Good times are coming' for McLaren 15:26

    Alonso: 'Good times are coming' for McLaren

    Fernando Alonso is adamant that McLaren-Honda will enjoy "good times" over the remainder of the 2016 season, after the team endured a challenging Italian Grand…

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  10. Sunday 4 September 2016

  11. Alonso excited by Vandoorne partnership 10:04

    Alonso excited by Vandoorne partnership

    Fernando Alonso says that he is excited by the prospect of racing alongside Stoffel Vandoorne in 2017 and also hailed current McLaren team-mate Jenson…

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  12. Saturday 3 September 2016

  13. Alonso: Reaching Q3 would be 'nice surprise' 08:44

    Alonso: Reaching Q3 would be 'nice surprise'

    Fernando Alonso says reaching Q3 would be a "nice surprise" for McLaren after the Spaniard finished comfortably inside the top 10 during practice at…

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  14. Monday 29 August 2016

  15. Winners and Losers: Belgian Grand Prix 16:04

    Winners and Losers: Belgian Grand Prix

    Nico Rosberg took his sixth victory of the season from pole position while Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton recovered to third. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  16. Sunday 28 August 2016

  17. Alonso: Spa showing was 'unthinkable' 17:32

    Alonso: Spa showing was 'unthinkable'

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda's performance at the Belgian Grand Prix, which yielded a Q3 appearance and points, was "unthinkable" just a few months…

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  18. Honda confirms 60-place penalty for Alonso 09:58

    Honda confirms 60-place penalty for Alonso

    McLaren engine supplier Honda has confirmed that Fernando Alonso will take a 60-place penalty for Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix, after moving on to a third new…

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  19. Saturday 27 August 2016

  20. Alonso sure Honda update marks 'step forward' 08:16

    Alonso sure Honda update marks 'step forward'

    Fernando Alonso says he is sure that Honda's updated power unit will mark a "step forward", despite his limited and dialled-down running during Belgian Grand…

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  22. Friday 26 August 2016

  23. Alonso faces hefty grid drop for new PU 12:25

    Alonso faces hefty grid drop for new PU

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso faces a grid drop worth 35 places at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, having taken on a brand new power unit after…

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  24. Monday 22 August 2016

  25. Alonso: McLaren can surprise in Belgium 14:18

    Alonso: McLaren can surprise in Belgium

    Fernando Alonso hopes that McLaren will be able to score some more points at the Belgian Grand Prix, despite admitting the Honda-powered MP4-31 is unlikely to…

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  26. Monday 1 August 2016

  27. Button describes fuel-saving struggle 08:42

    Button describes fuel-saving struggle

    Jenson Button says that he found himself in a precarious situation towards the end of the German Grand Prix, given the amount of fuel-saving he was required to…

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  28. Wednesday 27 July 2016

  29. Alonso not expecting repeat of Hungary pace 10:28

    Alonso not expecting repeat of Hungary pace

    Fernando Alonso says he is not expecting McLaren to repeat its Hungary form at this weekend's German Grand Prix, having been "the number four team" at the…

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  30. Monday 25 July 2016

  31. Alonso: McLaren in 'mini-championship' 09:46

    Alonso: McLaren in 'mini-championship'

    Fernando Alonso feels that McLaren is racing in another "mini-championship" behind frontrunners Mercedes, Red Bull and Ferrari, after his run to seventh…

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  32. Sunday 24 July 2016

  33. Alonso: McLaren must 'finish the job' 10:09

    Alonso: McLaren must 'finish the job'

    Fernando Alonso says he and McLaren team-mate Jenson Button must "finish the job" by converting their top 10 starting positions into a double points finish in…

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  34. Tuesday 12 July 2016

  35. 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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  36. Monday 11 July 2016

  37. 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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  38. Saturday 9 July 2016

  39. 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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  40. Wednesday 6 July 2016

  41. 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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  42. Saturday 2 July 2016

  43. 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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  44. Friday 1 July 2016

  45. 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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  46. Thursday 30 June 2016

  47. 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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  48. Monday 27 June 2016

  49. 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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  50. Friday 24 June 2016

  51. 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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  52. Monday 20 June 2016

  53. 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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  54. Saturday 18 June 2016

  55. 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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  56. Friday 17 June 2016

  57. 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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  58. Thursday 16 June 2016

  59. 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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  60. 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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  61. Tuesday 14 June 2016

  62. 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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  63. Saturday 11 June 2016

  64. 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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  65. 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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  66. Friday 10 June 2016

  67. 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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  68. Monday 30 May 2016

  69. 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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  70. Sunday 29 May 2016

  71. 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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  72. Saturday 28 May 2016

  73. 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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  74. Monday 23 May 2016

  75. 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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  76. Monday 16 May 2016

  77. 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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  78. Saturday 14 May 2016

  79. 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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  80. Monday 9 May 2016

  81. 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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  82. Sunday 1 May 2016

  83. 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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  84. Saturday 30 April 2016

  85. 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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  86. Tuesday 26 April 2016

  87. 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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  88. Tuesday 19 April 2016

  89. 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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  90. Saturday 16 April 2016

  91. 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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  92. Friday 15 April 2016

  93. 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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  94. 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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  95. Thursday 14 April 2016

  96. 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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  97. Tuesday 12 April 2016

  98. 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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  99. Wednesday 6 April 2016

  100. 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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  101. Sunday 3 April 2016

  102. 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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  103. Saturday 2 April 2016

  104. 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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  105. Friday 1 April 2016

  106. 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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  107. Thursday 31 March 2016

  108. 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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  109. 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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  110. Tuesday 29 March 2016

  111. 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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  112. Thursday 24 March 2016

  113. 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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