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  1. Monday 23 May 2016

  2. 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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  3. Monday 16 May 2016

  4. 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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  5. Saturday 14 May 2016

  6. 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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  7. Monday 9 May 2016

  8. 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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  9. Sunday 1 May 2016

  10. 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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  11. Saturday 30 April 2016

  12. 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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  13. Tuesday 26 April 2016

  14. 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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  15. Tuesday 19 April 2016

  16. 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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  17. Saturday 16 April 2016

  18. 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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  19. Friday 15 April 2016

  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. Thursday 14 April 2016

  23. 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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  24. Tuesday 12 April 2016

  25. 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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  26. Wednesday 6 April 2016

  27. 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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  28. Sunday 3 April 2016

  29. 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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  30. Saturday 2 April 2016

  31. 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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  32. Friday 1 April 2016

  33. 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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  34. Thursday 31 March 2016

  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. Tuesday 29 March 2016

  38. 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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  39. Thursday 24 March 2016

  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. Monday 21 March 2016

  43. 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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  44. Sunday 20 March 2016

  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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  48. Saturday 19 March 2016

  49. 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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  50. Friday 18 March 2016

  51. 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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  52. Thursday 17 March 2016

  53. 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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  54. Tuesday 8 March 2016

  55. 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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  56. Sunday 6 March 2016

  57. 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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  58. Thursday 3 March 2016

  59. 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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  60. Wednesday 2 March 2016

  61. 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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  62. Friday 26 February 2016

  63. 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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  64. Thursday 25 February 2016

  65. 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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  66. 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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  67. Tuesday 23 February 2016

  68. 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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  69. Sunday 21 February 2016

  70. 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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  71. 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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  72. Wednesday 17 February 2016

  73. Montezemolo: Alonso 'demotivating' in 2014 09:47

    Montezemolo: Alonso 'demotivating' in 2014

    Former Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo says Fernando Alonso had a "demotivating" effect on the outfit in 2014, hastening its desire to sign Sebastian…

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  74. Monday 4 January 2016

  75. De la Rosa urges McLaren to focus on 2017 09:45

    De la Rosa urges McLaren to focus on 2017

    Ex-Formula 1 driver Pedro de la Rosa has urged McLaren-Honda to focus its efforts on the 2017 campaign, when new technical regulations are set to come into…

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  76. Thursday 17 December 2015

  77. Dennis: Alonso has 'matured enormously' 10:50

    Dennis: Alonso has 'matured enormously'

    McLaren Group CEO Ron Dennis says that Fernando Alonso has "matured enormously" since his previous one-season stay at the team back in 2007. Alonso, after…

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  78. 2015 review: McLaren-Honda's plight 08:42

    2015 review: McLaren-Honda's plight

    For its penultimate post-season review, GPUpdate.net looks at the troubled reunion between McLaren and Honda, which left World Champion drivers Jenson Button…

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  79. Tuesday 8 December 2015

  80. Alonso: Public criticism helped Honda 12:03

    Alonso: Public criticism helped Honda

    Fernando Alonso reckons his public criticism of McLaren engine supplier Honda, in the form of team radio outbursts, has boosted the outfit's chances for…

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  81. Monday 7 December 2015

  82. Alonso samples Honda's MotoGP bike 09:33

    Alonso samples Honda's MotoGP bike

    Fernando Alonso was given the opportunity to test a range of racing machines during the Honda Thanks Day event last weekend, including the Japanese firm's…

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  83. Saturday 5 December 2015

  84. Alonso: Podiums 'minimum' target in 2016 09:21

    Alonso: Podiums 'minimum' target in 2016

    Fernando Alonso says that scoring podiums must be the minimum target for McLaren-Honda during the second year of its partnership in 2016. McLaren reunited…

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  85. Monday 30 November 2015

  86. Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:34

    Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Nico Rosberg rounded out the 2015 season with a lights-to-flag victory at the Yas Marina Circuit, completing a hat-trick of wins. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  87. Dennis clarifies Alonso year-off comments 09:23

    Dennis clarifies Alonso year-off comments

    McLaren boss Ron Dennis has clarified comments he made about Fernando Alonso at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, insisting that the Spaniard will remain alongside…

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  88. Sunday 29 November 2015

  89. Alonso left frustrated by 'strange' penalty 16:52

    Alonso left frustrated by 'strange' penalty

    Fernando Alonso has hit out at the stewards for handing him a "strange" drive-through penalty during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Alonso slid into Pastor…

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  90. Saturday 28 November 2015

  91. Alonso surprised by sabbatical talk 17:12

    Alonso surprised by sabbatical talk

    Fernando Alonso says he was "the first to be surprised" at Ron Dennis' comments that he could take a sabbatical next year if McLaren-Honda remains…

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  92. Thursday 26 November 2015

  93. Alonso says tough season 'necessary' 12:53

    Alonso says tough season 'necessary'

    Fernando Alonso says that a challenging 2015 season was "necessary" in order to put himself in a position to challenge for world titles once more. Alonso…

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  94. Monday 23 November 2015

  95. Alonso: Abu Dhabi important for 2016 11:50

    Alonso: Abu Dhabi important for 2016

    Fernando Alonso says every session at this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be important for McLaren-Honda, as it bids to make significant progress over the…

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  96. Sunday 15 November 2015

  97. Alonso relieved to reach the finish 19:08

    Alonso relieved to reach the finish

    Fernando Alonso says he was relieved to reach the finish of the Brazilian Grand Prix after a succession of technical issues. Alonso, who completed just one…

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  98. Alonso takes on 12th engine of season 13:06

    Alonso takes on 12th engine of season

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso has moved on to his 12th Honda engine of the 2015 campaign for the Brazilian Grand Prix, following another stoppage in…

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  99. Saturday 14 November 2015

  100. Alonso admits to 'a lot of frustration' 18:48

    Alonso admits to 'a lot of frustration'

    Fernando Alonso has admitted to "a lot of frustration" after a technical issue ended his Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying session. Alonso, who had reverted to…

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  101. Friday 13 November 2015

  102. Alonso accepts personal improvements required 10:14

    Alonso accepts personal improvements required

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso has admitted that he has not performed to his full potential in 2015 and needs to improve in 2016, when the squad hopes to be…

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  103. Monday 9 November 2015

  104. Alonso adamant McLaren still making progress 12:32

    Alonso adamant McLaren still making progress

    Fernando Alonso remains adamant that McLaren-Honda is still making progress with its package, despite being hampered by reliability problems at the previous two…

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  105. Monday 2 November 2015

  106. Alonso raced 'out of respect' for fans 07:28

    Alonso raced 'out of respect' for fans

    Fernando Alonso says he and McLaren-Honda chose to take part in the Mexican Grand Prix "out of respect" for the spectators at the track, after spotting a…

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  107. Sunday 1 November 2015

  108. McLaren needs 'rain and chaos' – Alonso 09:40

    McLaren needs 'rain and chaos' – Alonso

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says that the outfit needs "rain and chaos" if it is to pick up a result at the Mexican Grand Prix amid another challenging…

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  109. Friday 30 October 2015

  110. Button braced for 50-place grid penalty 10:49

    Button braced for 50-place grid penalty

    McLaren driver Jenson Button is set for a 50-place grid penalty at this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix, as he faces a double Honda engine change, with team-mate…

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