Alonso tempted by other categories

Alonso tempted by other categories

McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso has admitted that he is tempted by a switch to other categories in the future, claiming Formula 1 "is not as exciting" as when he started to compete in the sport. Read more…

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  1. Saturday 1 August 2015

  2. 05:06

    Video of the Day: Button's golden boots

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  3. Friday 31 July 2015

  4. Alonso tempted by other categories 07:54

    Alonso tempted by other categories

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso has admitted that he is tempted by a switch to other categories in the future, claiming Formula 1 "is not as exciting" as…

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  5. Wednesday 29 July 2015

  6. Boullier 'guarantees' McLaren-Honda success 13:24

    Boullier 'guarantees' McLaren-Honda success

    Eric Boullier has offered a "guarantee" that the renewed McLaren-Honda partnership will succeed, on the back of its best result of the campaign at the Hungarian…

    F1
  7. Feature: Hungarian GP's key questions 09:26

    Feature: Hungarian GP's key questions

    In the build up to last weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix, GPUpdate.net posed five key questions and pondered the potential outcomes. Following the Hungaroring…

    F1
  8. Monday 27 July 2015

  9. Hungarian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 14:12

    Hungarian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Sebastian Vettel returned Ferrari to the top step, others pulled off surprise results, and some struggled at the Hungarian Grand Prix. GPUpdate.net selects its…

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  10. Sunday 26 July 2015

  11. Alonso: Fifth place 'a nice little present' 18:31

    Alonso: Fifth place 'a nice little present'

    Fernando Alonso has described his top five finish at the Hungarian Grand Prix as "a nice little present" for the McLaren-Honda partnership. Alonso and…

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  12. Saturday 25 July 2015

  13. Alonso questions 'strange' Formula 1 rules 15:39

    Alonso questions 'strange' Formula 1 rules

    Fernando Alonso has questioned the "strange" rule that prevented him from re-joining the track after stopping during Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying. Alonso…

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  14. Honda set for large Belgium update 10:42

    Honda set for large Belgium update

    Honda Motorsport chief Yasuhisa Arai says that the manufacturer is primed to introduce a large upgrade package when Formula 1 reconvenes in Belgium next…

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  15. Friday 24 July 2015

  16. McLaren pair upbeat over progress 18:25

    McLaren pair upbeat over progress

    McLaren drivers Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button expressed positivity over the pace and feel of the MP4-30 during free practice for this weekend's Hungarian…

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  17. Thursday 23 July 2015

  18. Button targets points return in Hungary 16:57

    Button targets points return in Hungary

    McLaren-Honda driver Jenson Button is hopeful that this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix will provide an opportunity to return to the points-paying…

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  19. Wednesday 22 July 2015

  20. Preview: Five key questions for Hungary 08:50

    Preview: Five key questions for Hungary

    Following a prolonged gap due to Germany's absence, Formula 1 returns to Hungary for the final race before the summer break. GPUpdate.net poses five key…

    F1
  21. Tuesday 21 July 2015

  22. Honda eyes 'full use of ERS' in Hungary 10:08

    Honda eyes 'full use of ERS' in Hungary

    Honda motorsport chief Yasuhisa Arai hopes the firm will be able to run with full use of its Energy Recovery System (ERS) at this weekend's Hungarian Grand…

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  23. Monday 20 July 2015

  24. Boullier frustrated by first-lap incidents 16:04

    Boullier frustrated by first-lap incidents

    Eric Boullier says a series of early incidents at recent races have masked the progress the renewed McLaren-Honda partnership has made since the start of the…

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  25. Thursday 16 July 2015

  26. Boullier says reliability can unlock 'seconds' 07:54

    Boullier says reliability can unlock 'seconds'

    Eric Boullier believes that McLaren's current package could be "seconds" per lap faster, and move firmly into Formula 1's top 10 positions, with solely…

    F1
  27. Wednesday 15 July 2015

  28. Magnussen: It's very strange not to be racing 08:26

    Magnussen: It's very strange not to be racing

    Kevin Magnussen made a dream graduation to Formula 1 with McLaren for 2014, but at the end of the year dropped back to a reserve role as Fernando Alonso…

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  29. Tuesday 14 July 2015

  30. Button: 2016 McLaren seat 'not a given' 12:04

    Button: 2016 McLaren seat 'not a given'

    Jenson Button has admitted that his future at McLaren remains uncertain, despite a recent suggestion from CEO Ron Dennis that he will still be racing for the…

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  31. Magnussen learning from Alonso, Button 08:11

    Magnussen learning from Alonso, Button

    Kevin Magnussen says he is learning "a huge amount" from World Champion pairing Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button during his time as McLaren's reserve…

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  32. Saturday 11 July 2015

  33. GPUpdate's stars of the future: Stoffel Vandoorne 16:22

    GPUpdate's stars of the future: Stoffel Vandoorne

    Throughout the 2015 season, GPUpdate.net will spend time getting to know some of motor racing's up-and-coming talents. Having already quizzed Alex Lynn…

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  34. Friday 10 July 2015

  35. Formula 1 reserves back extra race 13:56

    Formula 1 reserves back extra race

    Reserve drivers at leading Formula 1 teams have tentatively backed the concept of running an extra race exclusively for those in back-up roles at Grand Prix…

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  36. Thursday 9 July 2015

  37. Vandoorne: No guarantee I'll be in F1 10:50

    Vandoorne: No guarantee I'll be in F1

    McLaren youngster Stoffel Vandoorne admits there is no guarantee that he will graduate to Formula 1 next season, even if he claims the GP2 Series…

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  38. Boullier: Too early for Honda B-team 07:22

    Boullier: Too early for Honda B-team

    Eric Boullier says that while the prospect of a B-team is potentially attractive to McLaren and engine partner Honda, it is too early to contemplate such a move…

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  39. Wednesday 8 July 2015

  40. Feature: British GP's key questions 08:46

    Feature: British GP's key questions

    In the build up to the British Grand Prix, GPUpdate.net posed five key questions and pondered the possible outcomes. Following the weekend's action at…

    F1
  41. Sunday 5 July 2015

  42. Alonso blasts first-lap driving standards 17:44

    Alonso blasts first-lap driving standards

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso hit out at driving standards after the first-lap incident which saw three cars retire from the race. Lotus driver Romain…

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  43. Saturday 4 July 2015

  44. McLaren reprimanded for tyre breach 17:33

    McLaren reprimanded for tyre breach

    McLaren has been reprimanded by the stewards after it fitted Fernando Alonso's car with a tyre outside his allocation during British Grand Prix…

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  45. Friday 3 July 2015

  46. Alonso braced for Q1 elimination 20:48

    Alonso braced for Q1 elimination

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso fears that it will be difficult to progress from the first phase of qualifying for the British Grand Prix. Alonso and…

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  47. Wednesday 1 July 2015

  48. Button: Test mileage motivating for McLaren 14:39

    Button: Test mileage motivating for McLaren

    Jenson Button says that the mileage completed by McLaren during the post-race test in Austria has given the squad extra motivation ahead of its home race at…

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  49. Wednesday 24 June 2015

  50. Alonso encouraged by McLaren test mileage 17:59

    Alonso encouraged by McLaren test mileage

    Fernando Alonso expressed his satisfaction as McLaren-Honda made up for a disastrous Austrian Grand Prix with a much smoother test. After recording another…

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  51. Tuesday 23 June 2015

  52. Austrian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 08:24

    Austrian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Nico Rosberg took his third win from four at the Austrian Grand Prix, while McLaren-Honda logged a second successive double retirement. GPUpdate.net presents…

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  53. Monday 22 June 2015

  54. Honda readies updates for Silverstone 14:11

    Honda readies updates for Silverstone

    McLaren engine partner Honda says it is readying its next batch of upgrades for the British Grand Prix after another challenging race weekend in…

    F1
  55. Sunday 21 June 2015

  56. Button: Austria retirement a precaution 18:06

    Button: Austria retirement a precaution

    Jenson Button says his retirement from the Austrian Grand Prix was a precaution, in order to prevent long-term damage to the power unit in his…

    F1
  57. Räikkönen, Alonso describe collision 16:12

    Räikkönen, Alonso describe collision

    Kimi Räikkönen and Fernando Alonso escaped unharmed from a dramatic collision on the opening lap of Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix. Ferrari driver…

    F1
  58. 15:46

    Video: Räikkönen, Alonso clash on first lap

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  59. Saturday 20 June 2015

  60. Button gets 25-place grid penalty 11:24

    Button gets 25-place grid penalty

    McLaren-Honda driver Jenson Button has been hit with a 25-place grid penalty for the Austrian Grand Prix after taking on new engine elements. As it is…

    F1
  61. Friday 19 June 2015

  62. Button anticipating Austria grid penalty 17:39

    Button anticipating Austria grid penalty

    McLaren driver Jenson Button says it is 'likely' that he will be handed a grid penalty due to taking further new engine parts at the Austrian Grand…

    F1
  63. Alonso facing 20-place grid penalty 11:27

    Alonso facing 20-place grid penalty

    Fernando Alonso is facing a 20-place grid penalty at this weekend's Austrian Grand Prix, after exceeding his engine allowance with three new…

    F1
  64. Wednesday 17 June 2015

  65. Button: Still huge belief at McLaren 11:22

    Button: Still huge belief at McLaren

    Jenson Button says there is still plenty of belief at McLaren-Honda, despite the fact that it suffered another double retirement at the Canadian Grand…

    F1
  66. Saturday 13 June 2015

  67. New McLaren nose passes crash test 13:04

    New McLaren nose passes crash test

    McLaren-Honda will contest next weekend's Austrian Grand Prix with a new nose box, after passing governing body the FIA's mandatory crash test. The renewed…

    F1
  68. Wednesday 10 June 2015

  69. Neale: 'A lot to come' from McLaren-Honda 15:13

    Neale: 'A lot to come' from McLaren-Honda

    Jonathan Neale has made clear that there is still "a lot to come" from McLaren-Honda this season, after a particularly challenging Canadian Grand Prix…

    F1
  70. Tuesday 9 June 2015

  71. Boullier praises McLaren drivers' attitude 09:03

    Boullier praises McLaren drivers' attitude

    Eric Boullier has heaped praise on McLaren-Honda drivers Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button for the attitude they have both displayed so far this season. The…

    F1
  72. Canadian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 07:24

    Canadian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton returned to winning ways with a commanding performance at the Canadian Grand Prix, while McLaren-Honda hit a new low. GPUpdate.net presents its…

    F1
  73. Monday 8 June 2015

  74. Button encouraged despite 'painful' race 16:10

    Button encouraged despite 'painful' race

    Jenson Button remains optimistic that McLaren is making progress despite admitting that it suffered a 'painful' race at the Canadian Grand Prix. Button…

    F1
  75. 01:24

    Video of the Day: Alonso's radio message

    F1
  76. Sunday 7 June 2015

  77. Alonso explains 'amateur' radio rant 22:13

    Alonso explains 'amateur' radio rant

    Fernando Alonso has played down his heated radio exchange during the Canadian Grand Prix, describing it as a "disagreement". Having been told to save fuel…

    F1
  78. Button to serve drive-through penalty 15:21

    Button to serve drive-through penalty

    Jenson Button will be forced to serve a drive-through penalty during the Canadian Grand Prix after McLaren confirmed that it has replaced elements of his power…

    F1
  79. Saturday 6 June 2015

  80. Alonso: McLaren has to be clever for points 22:24

    Alonso: McLaren has to be clever for points

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren will have to be clever if he is to score his first points of the season at the Canadian Grand Prix. Alonso hasn't claimed a top…

    F1
  81. Button to miss Canadian GP qualifying 16:49

    Button to miss Canadian GP qualifying

    Jenson Button will miss qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix after his stoppage during final practice, McLaren-Honda has confirmed. Button ground to a halt…

    F1
  82. Friday 5 June 2015

  83. Alonso: Difficult to gain positions 23:47

    Alonso: Difficult to gain positions

    Fernando Alonso says that McLaren needs to take a step forwards in terms of position at the Canadian Grand Prix but concedes that the characteristics of the…

    F1
  84. Thursday 4 June 2015

  85. Button: Monaco points act as a boost 17:58

    Button: Monaco points act as a boost

    Jenson Button says that scoring points in Monaco provided the squad with a boost, as he ended McLaren's barren start to the 2015 campaign. Button claimed…

    F1
  86. Magnussen could be loaned out in 2016 - Dennis 14:31

    Magnussen could be loaned out in 2016 - Dennis

    McLaren CEO Ron Dennis says that reserve driver Kevin Magnussen could be loaned out to a rival squad in 2016. Magnussen raced for the outfit in 2014 but was…

    F1
  87. Wednesday 3 June 2015

  88. 05:24

    Montreal memories: Button wins from back

    F1
  89. Monday 1 June 2015

  90. Alonso eager for trouble-free weekend 13:36

    Alonso eager for trouble-free weekend

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso has set his sights on a "trouble-free" Canadian Grand Prix, after experiencing a string of technical issues at recent…

    F1
  91. Sunday 31 May 2015

  92. Feature: McLaren's impending driver problem 10:14

    Feature: McLaren's impending driver problem

    McLaren has several pressing issues to deal with as 2015 enters its central phase. GPUpdate.net explains why it is not only the chassis and engine which the…

    F1
  93. Friday 29 May 2015

  94. 05:26

    Video of the Day: McLaren in Monaco

    F1
  95. Thursday 28 May 2015

  96. Magnussen: Vandoorne deserves F1 seat 09:07

    Magnussen: Vandoorne deserves F1 seat

    McLaren reserve Kevin Magnussen says there would be "something wrong" if GP2 championship leader Stoffel Vandoorne does not progress to Formula 1. Magnussen…

    F1
  97. Wednesday 27 May 2015

  98. Feature: Monaco GP's key questions 09:27

    Feature: Monaco GP's key questions

    In the build up to last weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, GPUpdate.net posed five key questions and contemplated the potential outcomes. Following the weekend's…

    F1
  99. Tuesday 26 May 2015

  100. Monaco Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 08:56

    Monaco Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Nico Rosberg took a third straight Monaco win as dominant Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton was skewered by an incorrect pit call. GPUpdate.net presents its…

    F1
  101. Sunday 24 May 2015

  102. Button says points a 'hugely positive step' 17:40

    Button says points a 'hugely positive step'

    Jenson Button says scoring points in the Monaco Grand Prix marks a "hugely positive step" for the renewed McLaren-Honda partnership. Button progressed from…

    F1
  103. Saturday 23 May 2015

  104. Button sure he would have reached Q3 15:37

    Button sure he would have reached Q3

    Jenson Button is sure that he would have reached Q3 in Monaco, had he not been hindered by yellow flags at the start of his final Q2 lap. The McLaren-Honda…

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  105. Tuesday 19 May 2015

  106. McLaren efforts focused on qualifying - Boullier 09:40

    McLaren efforts focused on qualifying - Boullier

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says the squad must improve its qualifying performance at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix if it is to collect its first…

    F1
  107. Monday 18 May 2015

  108. Alonso: McLaren pushing for Monaco points 12:34

    Alonso: McLaren pushing for Monaco points

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren will be pushing to score its first points of 2015 at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix. McLaren has endured a troublesome start…

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