Alonso fastest in first Shanghai practice

Alonso fastest in first Shanghai practice

Fernando Alonso set the standard during Friday morning's opening free practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix. The Ferrari driver clocked a best time of 1:39.783 to lead Mercedes rival Nico Rosberg by just under four tenths, while Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was the last to get within a second of the pace. Read more…

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  1. Friday 18 April 2014

  2. Alonso fastest in first Shanghai practice 04:32

    Alonso fastest in first Shanghai practice

    Fernando Alonso set the standard during Friday morning's opening free practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix. The Ferrari driver clocked a best time of...

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  3. Thursday 17 April 2014

  4. Alonso: New boss Mattiacci needs time 10:09

    Alonso: New boss Mattiacci needs time

    Fernando Alonso is hoping that Marco Mattiacci will be given sufficient time to adapt to his new role as Team Principal of the Ferrari Formula 1 outfit,...

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  5. Wednesday 16 April 2014

  6. Hamilton and Alonso best paid F1 drivers – report 15:24

    Hamilton and Alonso best paid F1 drivers – report

    Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso are the top paid F1 drivers, according to data compiled by ESPN Magazine and Sporting Intelligence. Hamilton and...

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  7. Alonso: Two titles not enough 11:50

    Alonso: Two titles not enough

    Ferrari ace Fernando Alonso has said two F1 titles is not enough and that he will not be happy if he retires as 'only' a double World Champion. Alonso...

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  8. Thursday 10 April 2014

  9. Andretti: Ferrari could lose Alonso over form 08:00

    Andretti: Ferrari could lose Alonso over form

    Former World Champion Mario Andretti has suggested that Fernando Alonso could be tempted to leave Ferrari, as the Italian marque continues to struggle in...

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  10. Wednesday 9 April 2014

  11. Ferrari ends Bahrain post-race test early 12:51

    Ferrari ends Bahrain post-race test early

    Ferrari has brought its post-race Bahrain test programme to an early end as a precautionary measure. Although Fernando Alonso has conducted the test,...

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  12. Monday 7 April 2014

  13. Di Montezemolo: Ferrari plight very painful 14:08

    Di Montezemolo: Ferrari plight very painful

    Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo has described the team's current struggles as "very painful". The Italian marque struggled amid severe tyre...

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  14. Winners and Losers at the Bahrain Grand Prix 09:52

    Winners and Losers at the Bahrain Grand Prix

    The 2014 edition of the Bahrain Grand Prix yielded one of the most thrilling lead battles in recent seasons, with Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Nico...

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  15. Sunday 6 April 2014

  16. Alonso sure Ferrari can stage recovery 20:57

    Alonso sure Ferrari can stage recovery

    Fernando Alonso insists that Ferrari can mount a recovery after he managed only ninth place in the Bahrain Grand Prix. Alonso battled his way into the...

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  17. Saturday 5 April 2014

  18. Alonso complains of gradual power loss 18:35

    Alonso complains of gradual power loss

    Fernando Alonso has revealed that he gradually lost power during Saturday evening's qualifying session for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Having made it through...

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  19. Friday 4 April 2014

  20. It's like starting from scratch, says Alonso 19:29

    It's like starting from scratch, says Alonso

    Ferrari's Fernando Alonso has argued that teams are effectively "starting from scratch" at this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix, given the different track...

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  21. Tuesday 1 April 2014

  22. Alonso: Picture won’t change much in Bahrain 09:38

    Alonso: Picture won’t change much in Bahrain

    Fernando Alonso is not expecting any 'magical changes' in Bahrain this coming weekend and has conceded it is likely to be another 'tough' race for the...

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  23. 05:00

    Sakhir memories: Alonso's team radio fury

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  24. Monday 31 March 2014

  25. 05:00

    Sakhir memories: Hamilton, Alonso collide

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  26. Sunday 30 March 2014

  27. Alonso: Ferrari needs to find more pace 12:26

    Alonso: Ferrari needs to find more pace

    Fernando Alonso has urged Ferrari to find and apply more performance to the F14 T chassis after the Malaysian Grand Prix. Although the two-time World...

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  28. Saturday 29 March 2014

  29. Alonso and Kvyat cleared after collision 13:50

    Alonso and Kvyat cleared after collision

    The stewards have deemed that no further action should be taken following the collision between Fernando Alonso and Daniil Kvyat during qualifying for the...

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  30. 11:34

    Video: Kvyat, Alonso collide in qualifying

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  31. Friday 28 March 2014

  32. Räikkönen feeling more comfortable with F14 T 13:28

    Räikkönen feeling more comfortable with F14 T

    Kimi Räikkönen says he is feeling more comfortable with the Ferrari F14 T following practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang. Räikkönen endured a d...

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  33. Sunday 16 March 2014

  34. Alonso says Ferrari must improve for Malaysia 08:40

    Alonso says Ferrari must improve for Malaysia

    Fernando Alonso says that Ferrari must improve after the Spaniard finished in fifth place at the Australian Grand Prix. Alonso started the race from...

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  35. Saturday 15 March 2014

  36. Alonso says Mercedes a step ahead of everyone 10:59

    Alonso says Mercedes a step ahead of everyone

    Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso says that Mercedes is a step ahead of their rivals after qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix. Alonso set the fifth...

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  37. Drivers cleared over alleged infringements 10:03

    Drivers cleared over alleged infringements

    Kevin Magnussen, Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel have all avoided penalties for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Magnussen, who starts...

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  38. Magnussen, Alonso, Vettel face investigation 09:43

    Magnussen, Alonso, Vettel face investigation

    McLaren rookie Kevin Magnussen, Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso and Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel are all under investigation after qualifying. Magnussen...

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  39. Friday 14 March 2014

  40. Encouraged Alonso plays down practice times 10:39

    Encouraged Alonso plays down practice times

    A positive Fernando Alonso played down the importance of practice times ahead of the Australian Grand Prix. The Spaniard topped the first session of the...

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  41. Alonso tops first session of 2014 season 03:05

    Alonso tops first session of 2014 season

    Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso set the standard during Friday's first free practice session for the Australian Grand Prix, clocking a best time of 1:31.840...

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  42. Thursday 13 March 2014

  43. Vettel draws on Alonso's 2012 title bid 08:58

    Vettel draws on Alonso's 2012 title bid

    Sebastian Vettel is refusing to feel downbeat over his chances of fighting for a fifth world title this year, despite heading into the 2014 campaign on the...

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  44. Wednesday 12 March 2014

  45. Alonso: Red Bull still a strong team 16:21

    Alonso: Red Bull still a strong team

    Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso still reckons Red Bull Racing will be strong this year, despite a troubled winter for the reigning Formula 1 World...

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  46. Friday 7 March 2014

  47. Alonso: New rules should be given time 14:26

    Alonso: New rules should be given time

    Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso has urged Formula 1 to avoid making knee-jerk reactions to its new regulations, after a mixed start to life under the sport's...

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  48. Monday 3 March 2014

  49. Alonso: We're not yet where we want to be 09:11

    Alonso: We're not yet where we want to be

    Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso has admitted that the Scuderia is not yet where they want to be with their new 2014 F1 car, the F14 T. Alonso concluded the f...

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  50. Tuesday 18 February 2014

  51. Alonso to drive on first two days in Bahrain 12:23

    Alonso to drive on first two days in Bahrain

    Fernando Alonso will be the first behind the wheel of the F14 T at this week's Bahrain pre-season test. The Spaniard, preparing for his fifth campaign at...

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  52. Wednesday 12 February 2014

  53. Räikkönen has matured, says Domenicali 14:06

    Räikkönen has matured, says Domenicali

    Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali has described Kimi Räikkönen as "more mature" ahead of the 2014 season, shunning suggestions that he will struggle to w...

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  54. Tuesday 11 February 2014

  55. Häkkinen tips Räikkönen to beat Alonso 09:21

    Häkkinen tips Räikkönen to beat Alonso

    Mika Häkkinen believes that Kimi Räikkönen will get the better of Fernando Alonso during their first campaign as team-mates at Ferrari. This season, te...

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  56. Friday 7 February 2014

  57. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Alonso's world up close

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  58. Cars have become uglier, admits Alonso 05:00

    Cars have become uglier, admits Alonso

    Fernando Alonso is another driver to talk negatively about the aesthetics of this year's Formula 1 cars. The Ferrari man says the sport is now uglier due...

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  59. Thursday 6 February 2014

  60. 10:49

    Video: Alonso visits the Dubai Tour

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  61. Friday 31 January 2014

  62. Alonso: Formula 1 cars still fun to drive 11:13

    Alonso: Formula 1 cars still fun to drive

    Fernando Alonso says Formula 1 cars will still be fun to drive under the sport's new technical regulations. This year, turbocharged V6 power units have...

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  63. Monday 27 January 2014

  64. 15:30

    Video: Alonso answers fans' questions

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  65. Saturday 25 January 2014

  66. Alonso: It is up to us to deliver 14:41

    Alonso: It is up to us to deliver

    Fernando Alonso is hopeful the Scuderia will do well during the 2014 F1 season and has said at the end of the day it is up to him and new team-mate, Kimi...

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  67. Ferrari presents 2014 Formula 1 design 13:35

    Ferrari presents 2014 Formula 1 design

    Ferrari has become the second team to present its 2014 Formula 1 contender. In an online launch on Saturday, the F14 T, to be driven by Fernando Alonso and...

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  68. Wednesday 22 January 2014

  69. Räikkönen set to drive new Ferrari first 10:53

    Räikkönen set to drive new Ferrari first

    Ferrari has confirmed that Kimi Räikkönen will be the first to drive its latest Formula 1 challenger at the opening pre-season test of the year, which takes...

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  70. Tuesday 14 January 2014

  71. 12:54

    Video: Nine-year-old interviews Alonso

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  72. Friday 3 January 2014

  73. Montezemolo: Alonso-Kimi pairing 'dangerous' 08:00

    Montezemolo: Alonso-Kimi pairing 'dangerous'

    Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has conceded the decision to pair up Fernando Alonso and Kimi Räikkönen for the 2014 F1 season could be ‘...

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  74. Sunday 29 December 2013

  75. Ecclestone expects Ferrari to bounce back in 2014 09:29

    Ecclestone expects Ferrari to bounce back in 2014

    F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone believes ‘we will see a different Ferrari’ next season - and he reckons the arrival of Kimi Raikkonen will act as a ‘stimulus’ a...

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  76. Thursday 26 December 2013

  77. I've done better in 2012 says Alonso 11:00

    I've done better in 2012 says Alonso

    Fernando Alonso believes he didn't perform as well this season as he did in the year before at Ferrari. The Spaniard claimed victory in China and Spain this...

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  78. Tuesday 24 December 2013

  79. 11:37

    Photos: Alonso stars at Santander event in Madrid

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  80. Tuesday 17 December 2013

  81. Dennis would not veto Alonso return 10:35

    Dennis would not veto Alonso return

    McLaren Chairman Ron Dennis says he would not actively block Fernando Alonso from returning to the Woking-based outfit, despite a tumultuous relationship...

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  82. Sunday 15 December 2013

  83. Alonso gets first taste of 2014 contender 10:00

    Alonso gets first taste of 2014 contender

    Fernando Alonso tested a virtual version of Ferrari's latest Formula 1 challenger earlier this week. The Spaniard, making his final visit to the team's...

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  84. Tuesday 3 December 2013

  85. Alonso gave up, argues Ecclestone 09:37

    Alonso gave up, argues Ecclestone

    Bernie Ecclestone reckons Fernando Alonso "gave up a little bit" as the 2013 Formula 1 season developed, amid reports that the Ferrari driver was looking to...

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  86. Wednesday 27 November 2013

  87. Alonso: We need to deliver in 2014 11:40

    Alonso: We need to deliver in 2014

    Fernando Alonso says he and Ferrari "need to deliver" next year, as their partnership enters a fifth season without championship success. Alonso, 32, has...

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  88. Sunday 24 November 2013

  89. Alonso sad that rain did not arrive 18:42

    Alonso sad that rain did not arrive

    Fernando Alonso was left to ponder what might have been after predicted rain showers failed to arrive during Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix. The Ferrari...

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  90. Saturday 23 November 2013

  91. Alonso has 'mixed feelings' over third 18:32

    Alonso has 'mixed feelings' over third

    Fernando Alonso was left with mixed feelings after securing third on the grid for the Brazilian Grand Prix, admitting that while it marks a pleasant change...

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  92. Thursday 21 November 2013

  93. Alonso: Title was impossible from July 17:20

    Alonso: Title was impossible from July

    Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso says his chances of stopping Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull from claiming fourth successive titles were effectively over as...

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  94. Tuesday 19 November 2013

  95. Domenicali: We owe 'amazing' Alonso a lot 10:29

    Domenicali: We owe 'amazing' Alonso a lot

    Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali has said that the Scuderia owe Fernando Alonso a lot, and that they must do better in 2014 to provide him and new...

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  96. Monday 18 November 2013

  97. Alonso: Ferrari still focused on second 11:43

    Alonso: Ferrari still focused on second

    Fernando Alonso says his Ferrari team remains determined to secure the runner-up spot in the Constructors' standings, despite falling a further four points...

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  98. 05:00

    Interlagos memories: Alonso's crash

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  99. Sunday 17 November 2013

  100. Alonso battled headaches, back pain 15:39

    Alonso battled headaches, back pain

    Fernando Alonso says he has battled headaches and persistent back pain since his Abu Dhabi incident, but does not expect to be affected in the United States...

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  101. Friday 15 November 2013

  102. Alonso tops disrupted first practice 17:04

    Alonso tops disrupted first practice

    Fernando Alonso set the standard during Friday morning's fog-delayed and shortened opening practice session for the United States Grand Prix. The Ferrari...

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  103. Thursday 14 November 2013

  104. Alonso passes medical test at Austin 17:33

    Alonso passes medical test at Austin

    Fernando Alonso has passed medical checks at the Circuit of The Americas, officially clearing the Ferrari driver to take part in this weekend's United...

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  105. Tuesday 12 November 2013

  106. 14:59

    Video: A virtual lap of COTA with Alonso

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  107. Thursday 7 November 2013

  108. Massa: Alonso better than Schumacher 10:06

    Massa: Alonso better than Schumacher

    Felipe Massa has named Fernando Alonso as his strongest Formula 1 team-mate, thus putting the Spaniard above seven-time World Champion Michael...

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  109. Monday 4 November 2013

  110. Alonso set for further medical tests 13:14

    Alonso set for further medical tests

    Having been cleared of major injury after his heavy impact in Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Fernando Alonso has revealed that he is to undergo further...

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