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  1. Saturday 21 October 2017

  2. Alonso hints at Daytona 24 Hours outing 20:40

    Alonso hints at Daytona 24 Hours outing

    Fernando Alonso has suggested that he would like to compete at next year's Daytona 24 Hours, having renewed with McLaren in Formula 1 for a further…

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  3. Alonso: Friday's lost mileage 'quite painful' 07:34

    Alonso: Friday's lost mileage 'quite painful'

    Fernando Alonso described his lost mileage at the Circuit of the Americas on Friday as "quite painful", having planned to test a range of new…

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  4. Thursday 19 October 2017

  5. Video: Spanish Lessons, McLaren style 20:01

    Video: Spanish Lessons, McLaren style

    Watch as the guys and girls at the McLaren Technology Centre prepare for 2018 with the help of some very unusual accents, as the team confirms Fernando Alonso…

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  6. Brown: Alonso buys into McLaren direction 16:51

    Brown: Alonso buys into McLaren direction

    McLaren Executive Director Zak Brown says Fernando Alonso "buys into the direction" the outfit is taking, after confirmation that the Spaniard will stay onboard…

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  7. Alonso confirmed at McLaren for 2018 16:31

    Alonso confirmed at McLaren for 2018

    Fernando Alonso will continue to race for McLaren in Formula 1 next year, the parties confirmed on Thursday, ahead of the United States Grand Prix, bringing…

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  8. Tuesday 17 October 2017

  9. Alonso optimistic of points return in Austin 08:54

    Alonso optimistic of points return in Austin

    Fernando Alonso is confident that he can return to the points-paying positions at the United States Grand Prix, off the back of a string of near-misses and…

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  10. Friday 13 October 2017

  11. Alonso to use Indy-themed helmet in US 13:05

    Alonso to use Indy-themed helmet in US

    Fernando Alonso will run a "tribute" helmet at the upcoming United States Grand Prix, based on the design he used at this year's Indianapolis 500. Alonso…

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  12. Alonso still working out 'details' for 2018 11:56

    Alonso still working out 'details' for 2018

    Fernando Alonso says he is still working out "some details" regarding his 2018 racing plans, hinting at a 24 Hours of Le Mans appearance, with the Triple Crown…

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  13. Tuesday 10 October 2017

  14. McLaren 'stronger' after flyaways - Boullier 15:36

    McLaren 'stronger' after flyaways - Boullier

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says the outfit has emerged "stronger" from the recent flyaway events, despite missing out on points on Honda's home soil…

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  15. Monday 9 October 2017

  16. Vandoorne: Räikkönen clash ruined race 14:24

    Vandoorne: Räikkönen clash ruined race

    McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne says a first-lap clash with Ferrari rival Kimi Räikkönen scuppered his hopes of claiming a strong result at the Japanese Grand…

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  17. Sunday 8 October 2017

  18. Alonso reprimanded for ignoring blue flags 10:38

    Alonso reprimanded for ignoring blue flags

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso has been reprimanded and handed penalty points for ignoring blue flags during the Japanese Grand Prix. Alonso was battling…

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  19. Saturday 7 October 2017

  20. Vandoorne: Missing Q3 aids race strategy 15:51

    Vandoorne: Missing Q3 aids race strategy

    McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne believes missing out on a spot in Q3 at the Japanese Grand Prix is beneficial, as it permits him free tyre choice for the opening…

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  21. Alonso to be hit with 35-place grid penalty 03:26

    Alonso to be hit with 35-place grid penalty

    Fernando Alonso is set for a 35-place grid penalty at the Japanese Grand Prix after taking on new power unit elements, meaning he is likely to start Honda's…

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  22. Wednesday 4 October 2017

  23. Alonso hoping to 'turn our fortunes around' 08:42

    Alonso hoping to 'turn our fortunes around'

    Fernando Alonso says he is hoping to "turn our fortunes around" in Japan after a challenging string of events, culminating in the Spaniard slipping behind…

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  24. Sunday 1 October 2017

  25. Alonso: Drivers '19-1' against Magnussen 11:30

    Alonso: Drivers '19-1' against Magnussen

    Fernando Alonso says Formula 1 drivers are "19-1" against the manner of Kevin Magnussen's racecraft after they came to blows during the Malaysian Grand…

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  26. Saturday 30 September 2017

  27. Vandoorne: P7 'as good as it gets' for McLaren 14:22

    Vandoorne: P7 'as good as it gets' for McLaren

    Stoffel Vandoorne says seventh on the Malaysian Grand Prix grid is "as good as it gets" for McLaren, given the characteristics of the Sepang…

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  28. Alonso still 'studying' McLaren's potential 05:42

    Alonso still 'studying' McLaren's potential

    Fernando Alonso says that he is still "studying" McLaren's potential for the 2018 season, ahead of a decision over whether or not to continue with the…

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  29. Friday 29 September 2017

  30. Alonso boosted by new floor on MCL32 13:21

    Alonso boosted by new floor on MCL32

    McLaren feels its performance has been lifted by the introduction of a new floor, which was fitted to Fernando Alonso's MCL32 during practice for the Malaysian…

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  31. Wednesday 27 September 2017

  32. 09:56

    Video: Alonso's message to McLaren fans

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  33. Monday 25 September 2017

  34. Honda clears Alonso's Singapore PU for use 13:26

    Honda clears Alonso's Singapore PU for use

    Fernando Alonso will be able to re-use the power unit that was fitted to his car for the Singapore Grand Prix, where he got taken out on the opening…

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  35. Wednesday 20 September 2017

  36. F1 title turnarounds to give Vettel hope 15:12

    F1 title turnarounds to give Vettel hope

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel finds himself 28 points down on Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton after a dramatic Singapore Grand Prix, with only six rounds…

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  37. Boullier: Alonso wants to stay at McLaren 11:04

    Boullier: Alonso wants to stay at McLaren

    McLaren chief Eric Boullier has claimed that Fernando Alonso "wants to stay" at McLaren for the 2018 season, when the team will use Renault power…

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  38. Monday 18 September 2017

  39. Singapore Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:00

    Singapore Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton took a giant leap towards the title with victory on a circuit expected to favour Ferrari, after a dramatic first lap. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  40. Sunday 17 September 2017

  41. Alonso reckons podium finish was possible 17:42

    Alonso reckons podium finish was possible

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso reckons a podium finish was possible in the Singapore Grand Prix, had he escaped the first-lap drama at Marina Bay. Alonso…

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  42. Alonso wants to see 2018 Renault data 08:26

    Alonso wants to see 2018 Renault data

    Fernando Alonso says he wants to understand more about the capability of Renault's power unit before he commits to McLaren for 2018. Alonso is out of…

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  43. Saturday 16 September 2017

  44. Alonso: McLaren must now 'complete job' 17:02

    Alonso: McLaren must now 'complete job'

    Fernando Alonso expressed satisfaction at McLaren-Honda's qualifying performance in Singapore but says the team must now "complete the job" by scoring…

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  45. Friday 15 September 2017

  46. McLaren to focus efforts on Alonso deal 16:23

    McLaren to focus efforts on Alonso deal

    McLaren will now switch its attention to securing Fernando Alonso's services for 2018, having clarified its engine situation, according to boss Zak…

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  47. Thursday 14 September 2017

  48. Alonso will take 2018 decision after McLaren 12:15

    Alonso will take 2018 decision after McLaren

    Fernando Alonso says that he will take a decision on his 2018 racing programme once McLaren formally confirms its plans for next season. Alonso is out of…

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  49. Tuesday 12 September 2017

  50. Alonso: Singapore a 'real chance' for McLaren 11:15

    Alonso: Singapore a 'real chance' for McLaren

    Fernando Alonso is eager to exploit a "real chance" to return to the points-paying positions at the Singapore Grand Prix, following back-to-back…

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  51. Monday 4 September 2017

  52. Alonso becomes honorary Real Madrid member 16:18

    Alonso becomes honorary Real Madrid member

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso has become an honorary club member of Real Madrid, in a ceremony held at the team's Santiago Bernabéu Stadium on…

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  53. Sunday 3 September 2017

  54. Brown: Alonso stay 'very likely' with Renault 17:36

    Brown: Alonso stay 'very likely' with Renault

    Fernando Alonso would be "very likely" to stay with McLaren for the 2018 campaign if the team switches to Renault power, according to Zak Brown. McLaren is…

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  55. Alonso says stewards were 'having a beer' 16:41

    Alonso says stewards were 'having a beer'

    Fernando Alonso says that the Italian Grand Prix stewards "must have been having a Heineken" with what he felt was a lenient penalty for Jolyon…

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  56. Saturday 2 September 2017

  57. Alonso: New Monza tarmac 'not ready' for F1 19:50

    Alonso: New Monza tarmac 'not ready' for F1

    Fernando Alonso says the new tarmac recently laid along Monza's pit straight contributed to the series of delays during qualifying for the Italian Grand…

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  58. Friday 1 September 2017

  59. Honda: 'Very clear' Alonso doesn't want to stay 12:27

    Honda: 'Very clear' Alonso doesn't want to stay

    Honda motorsport chief Yusuke Hasegawa says it is "very clear" that Fernando Alonso does not want to commit his future to the Japanese manufacturer, unless it…

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  60. Honda confirms 35-place drop for Alonso 09:31

    Honda confirms 35-place drop for Alonso

    Honda has confirmed that Fernando Alonso's grid penalty for the Italian Grand Prix will amount to 35 places, after the latest Spec 3.7 engine was fitted to his…

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  61. Alonso rejects Spa withdrawal accusations 07:02

    Alonso rejects Spa withdrawal accusations

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso has dismissed speculation that he retired from the Belgian Grand Prix once it was clear that he was not on course to finish in…

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  62. Thursday 31 August 2017

  63. Alonso: Me or Honda ultimatum 'not true' 16:34

    Alonso: Me or Honda ultimatum 'not true'

    Fernando Alonso has slammed reports that he has given McLaren an ultimatum of choosing between him and engine partner Honda for the 2018 campaign. Alonso is…

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  64. Honda settles on 'Spec 3.7' for FP1 test 15:40

    Honda settles on 'Spec 3.7' for FP1 test

    Honda has confirmed that it will run a 'Spec 3.7' engine in Fernando Alonso's car during first practice for the Italian Grand Prix, having evaluated whether to…

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  65. Honda pondering 'Spec 4' engine for FP1 12:59

    Honda pondering 'Spec 4' engine for FP1

    Honda is pondering whether to trial its 'Spec 4' engine during practice for the Italian Grand Prix, with the latest development now on the table after it missed…

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  66. Rossi: Alonso to IndyCar would be 'massive' 09:24

    Rossi: Alonso to IndyCar would be 'massive'

    Alexander Rossi says that the IndyCar Series would be given a "massive" boost if Fernando Alonso made a full-time switch to the category for 2018. Alonso's…

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  67. Wednesday 30 August 2017

  68. McLaren braced for 'tough' Monza weekend 13:04

    McLaren braced for 'tough' Monza weekend

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren is expecting a "tough challenge" at the Italian Grand Prix this weekend, with its struggles set to be accentuated due to Monza's…

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  69. Monday 28 August 2017

  70. Honda saw no engine issue on Alonso's data 15:19

    Honda saw no engine issue on Alonso's data

    Honda chief Yusuke Hasegawa says there was nothing on Fernando Alonso's data to suggest that he suffered a power unit-related problem during the Belgian Grand…

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  71. Sunday 27 August 2017

  72. Alonso: My stock value has never been higher 16:36

    Alonso: My stock value has never been higher

    Fernando Alonso says his stock value has "never been as high as now" during his motor racing career after another feisty drive at the Belgian Grand…

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  73. Saturday 26 August 2017

  74. Alonso: 11th 'like pole position' for McLaren 17:59

    Alonso: 11th 'like pole position' for McLaren

    Fernando Alonso labelled 11th place on the grid at the Belgian Grand Prix as "like pole position" for McLaren-Honda, as he narrowly missed out on a spot in…

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  75. Thursday 24 August 2017

  76. Alonso plays down Honda's updated PU 16:27

    Alonso plays down Honda's updated PU

    Fernando Alonso says the update Honda will introduce at the Belgian Grand Prix is "very minor" and does not expect it to have a seismic impact on the…

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  77. Wednesday 23 August 2017

  78. Alonso: McLaren 'getting stronger and stronger' 15:42

    Alonso: McLaren 'getting stronger and stronger'

    Fernando Alonso reckons McLaren-Honda is "getting stronger and stronger" as the 2017 season progresses, but is wary that the team faces a challenge at this…

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  79. Friday 18 August 2017

  80. Alonso: 'Unfinished business' with McLaren 09:54

    Alonso: 'Unfinished business' with McLaren

    Fernando Alonso says he is open to sticking with McLaren for 2018, highlighting "unfinished business together", but needs reassurances over its future…

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  81. Thursday 17 August 2017

  82. Mid-season review: McLaren-Honda's woes 08:42

    Mid-season review: McLaren-Honda's woes

    GPUpdate.net continues its mid-season review series with McLaren-Honda, which has lacked reliability and performance, restricting prospects for driver pairing…

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  83. Friday 11 August 2017

  84. Alonso 'much better' than in title-winning years 13:47

    Alonso 'much better' than in title-winning years

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso has described his 2017 season as "fantastic", despite his team's struggles, and feels he is a much better driver than in…

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  85. Tuesday 1 August 2017

  86. Boullier hails 'utterly sensational' Alonso 13:22

    Boullier hails 'utterly sensational' Alonso

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier labelled Fernando Alonso's drive at the Hungarian Grand Prix as "utterly sensational", after the Spaniard claimed sixth…

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  87. Monday 31 July 2017

  88. Hungarian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:22

    Hungarian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Sebastian Vettel overcame a steering issue to head a Ferrari 1-2 finish as the Red Bull drivers collided on the opening lap. GPUpdate.net presents its winners…

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  89. Sunday 30 July 2017

  90. Alonso hails 'perfectly executed' run to sixth 17:34

    Alonso hails 'perfectly executed' run to sixth

    Fernando Alonso believes his and McLaren's Hungarian Grand Prix was "perfectly executed" as he grabbed the team's best result of the 2017 campaign by finishing…

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  91. Alonso keen to score 'much needed' points 09:02

    Alonso keen to score 'much needed' points

    Fernando Alonso has urged full concentration at McLaren-Honda in order to convert top 10 starting positions into "much needed" points in the Hungarian Grand…

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  92. Thursday 27 July 2017

  93. Reaction: Formula 1 drivers on halo device 15:37

    Reaction: Formula 1 drivers on halo device

    Formula 1 drivers were quizzed about the planned introduction of the halo head protection device for the 2018 season during media day at the Hungarian Grand…

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  94. Monday 24 July 2017

  95. Alonso targets 'trouble-free' event, points 14:04

    Alonso targets 'trouble-free' event, points

    Fernando Alonso is optimistic that McLaren-Honda can enjoy a "trouble-free weekend" at the Hungarian Grand Prix, in order to grab points at a venue where less…

    F1
  96. Wednesday 19 July 2017

  97. Brown: Alonso 'very clear' he wants F1 stay 10:28

    Brown: Alonso 'very clear' he wants F1 stay

    McLaren chief Zak Brown says Fernando Alonso has made it "very clear" that he wants to remain in Formula 1 next year, as the Spaniard's time frame for making a…

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  98. Sunday 16 July 2017

  99. Alonso: Retirement 'less painful' than usual 17:31

    Alonso: Retirement 'less painful' than usual

    Fernando Alonso says his retirement from the British Grand Prix was "less painful" than usual, given that he was not fighting for a points-paying…

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  100. Saturday 15 July 2017

  101. Overview: Alonso's 330 lost grid places 19:16

    Overview: Alonso's 330 lost grid places

    Fernando Alonso's car has racked up 345 places worth of engine-related grid penalties since he returned to McLaren in 2015, when the team reunited with Honda…

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  102. Alonso pleased to 'excite' with Q1 show 15:47

    Alonso pleased to 'excite' with Q1 show

    Fernando Alonso expressed satisfaction at being able to reward long-suffering McLaren fans by setting the quickest time during Q1 for the British Grand Prix, as…

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  103. Alonso's British GP grid drop now 30 places 11:10

    Alonso's British GP grid drop now 30 places

    Fernando Alonso is set to start from the back of the grid at the British Grand Prix after Honda fitted additional power unit elements to his MCL32, leading to…

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