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  1. Sunday 26 February 2017

  2. 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…

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  3. Saturday 25 February 2017

  4. 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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  5. Friday 24 February 2017

  6. 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…

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  7. Tuesday 14 February 2017

  8. '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…

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  9. Wednesday 8 February 2017

  10. 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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  11. Monday 6 February 2017

  12. 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…

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  13. Friday 27 January 2017

  14. 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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  15. Monday 19 December 2016

  16. 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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  17. Tuesday 13 December 2016

  18. 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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  19. Sunday 11 December 2016

  20. 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…

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  21. Friday 9 December 2016

  22. 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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  23. Tuesday 6 December 2016

  24. 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…

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  25. Monday 5 December 2016

  26. 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…

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  27. Sunday 4 December 2016

  28. 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…

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  29. Friday 2 December 2016

  30. 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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  31. Tuesday 29 November 2016

  32. 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…

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  33. Monday 28 November 2016

  34. 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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  35. Saturday 26 November 2016

  36. 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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  37. Thursday 24 November 2016

  38. 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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  39. Monday 21 November 2016

  40. Alonso hints at switch to WEC after F1 10:46

    Alonso hints at switch to WEC after F1

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso has indicated that he will embark on a chapter in the World Endurance Championship when he brings his Formula 1 career to a…

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  41. Monday 14 November 2016

  42. Alonso: I'll hit Vettel if he repeats move 09:33

    Alonso: I'll hit Vettel if he repeats move

    Fernando Alonso says "someone will have to hit" Sebastian Vettel if the Ferrari driver repeats the move he pulled on him during Sunday's Brazilian Grand…

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  43. Tuesday 8 November 2016

  44. Button hopes for points return in Brazil 16:02

    Button hopes for points return in Brazil

    Jenson Button is hopeful that McLaren-Honda will be competitive enough to return to the points at the Brazilian Grand Prix, after a disappointing visit to…

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  45. Sunday 30 October 2016

  46. Alonso: 11th a 'dream' for race strategy 09:22

    Alonso: 11th a 'dream' for race strategy

    Fernando Alonso has described 11th as a "dream" position to start the Mexican Grand Prix, given that he will be on the clean side of the grid, with free choice…

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  47. Monday 24 October 2016

  48. Winners and Losers: United States Grand Prix 16:32

    Winners and Losers: United States Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton claimed his seventh victory of the campaign but Nico Rosberg still controls the title race after bagging second position. GPUpdate.net presents…

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  49. Sunday 23 October 2016

  50. No further action over Alonso/Massa clash 23:31

    No further action over Alonso/Massa clash

    No further action will be taken over the clash between Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa in the closing stages of the United States Grand Prix, it has been…

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  51. Alonso: Q2 exit means McLaren can attack 14:24

    Alonso: Q2 exit means McLaren can attack

    Fernando Alonso says that his exit from the second segment of qualifying for the United States Grand Prix means he will be able to attack midfield rivals during…

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  52. Saturday 22 October 2016

  53. Alonso backs Hülkenberg's move to Renault 10:22

    Alonso backs Hülkenberg's move to Renault

    Fernando Alonso has backed Nico Hülkenberg's upcoming switch to Renault, describing it as a "very good decision" for both parties, which could even lead to a…

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  54. Monday 10 October 2016

  55. Alonso: McLaren pace a 'nasty surprise' 09:12

    Alonso: McLaren pace a 'nasty surprise'

    Fernando Alonso has described McLaren's pace at the Japanese Grand Prix as a "nasty surprise" as it slumped to a low-key result on a difficult weekend for the…

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  56. Saturday 8 October 2016

  57. Alonso says Suzuka marks 'step backwards' 09:32

    Alonso says Suzuka marks 'step backwards'

    Fernando Alonso reckons the Japanese Grand Prix marks a "step backwards" for McLaren-Honda after the team's qualifying struggles. Alonso could only manage…

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  58. Thursday 6 October 2016

  59. Alonso: Another 'big step' needed for 2017 08:22

    Alonso: Another 'big step' needed for 2017

    Fernando Alonso has praised McLaren-Honda for the progress it has made this year but says another "big step" is required if it is to fight for podiums and…

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  60. Wednesday 5 October 2016

  61. McLaren hopes to build on Sepang form 08:48

    McLaren hopes to build on Sepang form

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier is hopeful that the outfit can replicate its Malaysia form at the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend, home to power unit…

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  62. Monday 3 October 2016

  63. Winners and Losers: Malaysian Grand Prix 16:44

    Winners and Losers: Malaysian Grand Prix

    Daniel Ricciardo returned to the top step of the podium by leading a Red Bull 1-2 at Sepang as Lewis Hamilton dramatically retired. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  64. Sunday 2 October 2016

  65. Alonso hails McLaren's 'aggressive' approach 13:14

    Alonso hails McLaren's 'aggressive' approach

    Fernando Alonso lauded McLaren's decision to adopt an aggressive strategy as he recovered from the back of the grid to finish seventh at the Malaysian Grand…

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  66. Saturday 1 October 2016

  67. Alonso's penalty increases with new parts 07:18

    Alonso's penalty increases with new parts

    Fernando Alonso's grid penalty at the Malaysian Grand Prix has increased to 45 positions after McLaren-Honda elected to fit new power unit components prior to…

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  68. Friday 30 September 2016

  69. Alonso boosted by McLaren improvements 13:15

    Alonso boosted by McLaren improvements

    Fernando Alonso was left boosted by McLaren's progress after an encouraging pair of practice sessions for the Malaysian Grand Prix. Alonso clocked the fifth…

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  70. Thursday 29 September 2016

  71. Alonso to trial upgraded Honda engine 08:28

    Alonso to trial upgraded Honda engine

    Fernando Alonso will test an updated engine during practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix, as Honda works through its final development tokens, a move that will…

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  72. Sunday 18 September 2016

  73. 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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  74. Friday 16 September 2016

  75. 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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  76. 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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  77. Tuesday 6 September 2016

  78. 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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  79. Monday 5 September 2016

  80. 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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  81. Sunday 4 September 2016

  82. 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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  83. Saturday 3 September 2016

  84. 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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  85. Monday 29 August 2016

  86. 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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  87. Sunday 28 August 2016

  88. 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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  89. 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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  90. Saturday 27 August 2016

  91. 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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  92. Friday 26 August 2016

  93. 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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  94. Monday 22 August 2016

  95. 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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  96. Monday 1 August 2016

  97. 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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  98. Wednesday 27 July 2016

  99. 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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  100. Monday 25 July 2016

  101. 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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  102. Sunday 24 July 2016

  103. 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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  104. Tuesday 12 July 2016

  105. 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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  106. Monday 11 July 2016

  107. 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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  108. Saturday 9 July 2016

  109. 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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  110. Wednesday 6 July 2016

  111. 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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  112. Saturday 2 July 2016

  113. 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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  114. Sunday 26 February 2017

  115. 01:00

    Find out how Fernando Alonso is giving back to his community with a karting campus and museum.

  116. 01:00

    Fernando Alonso takes on McLaren team-mates Jenson Button and Stoffel Vandoorne, and ex-Formula 1 racers Mika Häkkinen and David Coulthard in a go-kart race in…

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