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  1. Tuesday 12 December 2017

  2. 2017 review: McLaren-Honda ends in divorce 09:02

    2017 review: McLaren-Honda ends in divorce

    GPUpdate.net continues its team-by-team review with McLaren, which finally lost patience with Honda, as the marque's revised power unit concept led to a…

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  3. Tuesday 28 November 2017

  4. Alonso: Test crash was just a 'small kiss' 16:46

    Alonso: Test crash was just a 'small kiss'

    Fernando Alonso described his off during tyre testing at the Yas Marina Circuit as a "small kiss" as he conducted running for McLaren on Tuesday. Alonso went…

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  5. Monday 27 November 2017

  6. Alonso: I'm still very proud of McLaren-Honda 12:02

    Alonso: I'm still very proud of McLaren-Honda

    Fernando Alonso says that he is "still very proud" of McLaren-Honda's second partnership, which came to an end at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. McLaren and Honda…

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  7. Sunday 26 November 2017

  8. McLaren adds Turvey to expanded test line-up 09:51

    McLaren adds Turvey to expanded test line-up

    McLaren test and development driver Oliver Turvey has been handed an outing at this week's post-season test, alongside racers Fernando Alonso and Stoffel…

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  9. Saturday 25 November 2017

  10. Alonso 'would love' expanded WEC campaign 16:50

    Alonso 'would love' expanded WEC campaign

    Fernando Alonso says he is receptive to a wider World Endurance Championship campaign, if the opportunity arises, alongside his full-time duties with McLaren in…

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  11. Friday 24 November 2017

  12. Video: Alonso enters the world of eSports 05:32

    Video: Alonso enters the world of eSports

    FA Racing G2 Logitech G: a joint venture between one of the most iconic Formula 1 drivers in the world, Fernando Alonso, and one of the world’s premier…

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  13. Thursday 23 November 2017

  14. Alonso: Zero doubts over McLaren-Renault 16:22

    Alonso: Zero doubts over McLaren-Renault

    Fernando Alonso says he has "zero doubts" with regards to McLaren's decision to unite with Renault, as it prepares for its final event with Honda at this…

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  15. Wednesday 22 November 2017

  16. Alonso gets first LMP2 outing pre-Daytona 07:04

    Alonso gets first LMP2 outing pre-Daytona

    Fernando Alonso hailed a "great" first test in LMP2 machinery ahead of his outing at the Daytona 24 Hours in January with United Autosports. Alonso will link…

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  17. Tuesday 21 November 2017

  18. Alonso: Abu Dhabi will be 'trickier' than Brazil 10:42

    Alonso: Abu Dhabi will be 'trickier' than Brazil

    Fernando Alonso expects this weekend's season finale in Abu Dhabi to be "trickier" for McLaren-Honda than the previous round in Brazil, where he scored…

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  19. Sunday 19 November 2017

  20. Alonso completes 113 laps in WEC rookie test 13:31

    Alonso completes 113 laps in WEC rookie test

    McLaren Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso racked up 113 laps during the World Endurance Championship's rookie test in Bahrain on Sunday, as he got up to speed…

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  21. Video: Alonso in action at WEC rookie test 12:59

    Video: Alonso in action at WEC rookie test

    Watch as Fernando Alonso gets accustomed to Toyota's TS050 HYBRID as he participates in the World Endurance Championship's rookie test in Bahrain.

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  22. 11:13

    Gallery: Alonso participates in LMP1 test

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  23. Alonso gets first taste of LMP1 in Bahrain 09:45

    Alonso gets first taste of LMP1 in Bahrain

    Fernando Alonso completed his first laps in Toyota's LMP1 car during the World Endurance Championship's rookie test at the Sakhir International Circuit in…

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  24. Saturday 18 November 2017

  25. Toyota confirms Alonso LMP1 rookie test 20:57

    Toyota confirms Alonso LMP1 rookie test

    Toyota has confirmed that Fernando Alonso will participate for the team in the World Endurance Championship's rookie test at the Sakhir International Circuit on…

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  26. Sunday 12 November 2017

  27. Alonso: Lack of power was 'amazing' 19:21

    Alonso: Lack of power was 'amazing'

    McLaren's Fernando Alonso labelled Honda's lack of straight-line speed as "amazing" and says the situation is "quite worrying" for Toro Rosso, after he finished…

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  28. Saturday 11 November 2017

  29. Alonso wary of recovering Ricciardo, Hamilton 19:10

    Alonso wary of recovering Ricciardo, Hamilton

    Fernando Alonso hailed a "fantastic" starting position for McLaren-Honda at the Brazilian Grand Prix, though remains wary of the compromised Daniel Ricciardo…

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  30. Wednesday 8 November 2017

  31. Alonso's hopes raised after Mexico 'surprise' 13:25

    Alonso's hopes raised after Mexico 'surprise'

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda is approaching this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix with "a bit more expectation" after scoring a point last time out in…

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  32. Tuesday 7 November 2017

  33. Red Bull got 'very close' to signing Alonso 15:12

    Red Bull got 'very close' to signing Alonso

    Red Bull came "very close" to signing Fernando Alonso, with a two-year contract for 2009 and 2010 turned down, team boss Christian Horner has…

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  34. Thursday 2 November 2017

  35. Feature: Alonso, McLaren hungrier than ever 09:00

    Feature: Alonso, McLaren hungrier than ever

    Fernando Alonso and McLaren will stick together in 2018, both parties pushing for a return to winning ways. After their recent struggles, the hunger to succeed…

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  36. Monday 30 October 2017

  37. Alonso: Hamilton had it 'too easy' in 2017 10:32

    Alonso: Hamilton had it 'too easy' in 2017

    Fernando Alonso says Lewis Hamilton has had it "too easy" in 2017 and has vowed to give his former team-mate a harder time when McLaren switches to Renault…

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  38. Sunday 29 October 2017

  39. McLaren had 'best car' in qualifying - Alonso 10:14

    McLaren had 'best car' in qualifying - Alonso

    Fernando Alonso believes McLaren had the "best car" during qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix, though is braced for a challenging race due to his grid…

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  40. Saturday 28 October 2017

  41. Alonso: McLaren 'sacrificing' Mexico for future 09:24

    Alonso: McLaren 'sacrificing' Mexico for future

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren has to "sacrifice" its chances of a strong result at the Mexican Grand Prix, in order to boost its prospects at the final two…

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  42. Thursday 26 October 2017

  43. Alonso, Vandoorne to get sizeable grid drops 19:29

    Alonso, Vandoorne to get sizeable grid drops

    McLaren drivers Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne will both be hit with sizeable grid penalties at this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix, after taking on an…

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  44. Alonso to contest Daytona 24 Hours in 2018 16:39

    Alonso to contest Daytona 24 Hours in 2018

    Fernando Alonso will make his debut at the Daytona 24 Hours next year with United Autosports, the team co-owned and chaired by McLaren chief Zak Brown, the…

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  45. Tuesday 24 October 2017

  46. Alonso expects Mexican GP grid penalty 16:25

    Alonso expects Mexican GP grid penalty

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso says he is braced for a back-of-the-grid start at this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix, in the wake of his engine failure in the…

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  47. Monday 23 October 2017

  48. United States Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 15:32

    United States Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton put himself on the brink of a fourth world title, some midfield drivers starred, while a controversial penalty changed the order. GPUpdate.net…

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  49. McLaren 'deserved' Austin points - Alonso 12:56

    McLaren 'deserved' Austin points - Alonso

    Fernando Alonso hailed an "amazing performance" from McLaren at the United States Grand Prix and believes the operation deserved points, before an MGU-H failure…

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  50. Sunday 22 October 2017

  51. Alonso: First lap crucial in points push 13:14

    Alonso: First lap crucial in points push

    Fernando Alonso is wary that McLaren could be "exposed" on the opening lap of the United States Grand Prix due to its speed deficit, but is hopeful of pushing…

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  52. Saturday 21 October 2017

  53. 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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  54. 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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  55. Thursday 19 October 2017

  56. 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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  57. 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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  58. 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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  59. Tuesday 17 October 2017

  60. 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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  61. Friday 13 October 2017

  62. 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…

    F1
  63. 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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  64. Tuesday 10 October 2017

  65. 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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  66. Monday 9 October 2017

  67. 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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  68. Sunday 8 October 2017

  69. 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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  70. Saturday 7 October 2017

  71. 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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  72. 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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  73. Wednesday 4 October 2017

  74. 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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  75. Sunday 1 October 2017

  76. 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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  77. Saturday 30 September 2017

  78. 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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  79. 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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  80. Friday 29 September 2017

  81. 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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  82. Wednesday 27 September 2017

  83. 09:56

    Video: Alonso's message to McLaren fans

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  84. Monday 25 September 2017

  85. 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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  86. Wednesday 20 September 2017

  87. 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…

    F1
  88. 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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  89. Monday 18 September 2017

  90. 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…

    F1
  91. Sunday 17 September 2017

  92. 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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  93. 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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  94. Saturday 16 September 2017

  95. 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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  96. Friday 15 September 2017

  97. 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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  98. Thursday 14 September 2017

  99. 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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  100. Tuesday 12 September 2017

  101. 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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  102. Monday 4 September 2017

  103. 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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  104. Sunday 3 September 2017

  105. 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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  106. 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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