Former F1 driver and Sky Sports commentator Johnny Herbert has been quite vocal lately about McLaren’s driver lineup, suggesting that driver Fernando Alonso may want to consider retirement. So, Alonso butted into one of Herbert’s broadcasts from the Bahrain Grand Prix paddock and shut him down.
Formula One driver Fernando Alonso will miss this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix for medical reasons, as doctors say he hasn’t recovered enough yet from a terrifying rollover crash at the Australian Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso’s car tore itself to shreds after a wreck on the 17th lap of today’s Australian Grand Prix, but the Spaniard walked away in a testament to the safety standards of the world racing series.
The Formula One rumor mill is alive and kicking, despite most of the grid being settled by now. No, the rumor mill demands a sacrifice! A McLaren sacrifice! While McLaren driver Fernando Alonso has two years left on his contract with the team, some are speculating he may take a sabbatical if the car is still a turd.…
Following the Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying session in which he failed to post a time on Saturday, McLaren Formula One driver Fernando Alonso took a seat and basked in the sun a bit. Little did he know that it would lead to a (hilarious) photoshopping frenzy of “#PlacesAlonsoWouldRatherBe” on Twitter.
McLaren Formula One team boss Ron Dennis just dropped a bomb on British broadcaster Martin Brundle after the Japanese Grand Prix. When Brundle asked, “Are [Jenson] Button and [Fernando] Alonso in your primary two cars next year?” on the Sky Sports broadcast, Dennis responded “Yes!”
What is a debriefing? Does it involve briefs? What is the meaning of briefs? What does it all mean?
This isn’t the ideal way to catch up with your former teammate at Ferrari, Fernando. Fernando Alonso’s McLaren caught up to Kimi Räikkönen’s Ferrari from behind, ultimately sending him over Räikkönen’s cockpit as both cars lost control and went into the barriers.
Bad luck for Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg this morning at the Monaco Grand Prix. McLaren’s Fernando Alonso collided with him early on in the race at Mirabeau, forcing him to come in for a new wing and rejoin towards the back of the pack.
McLaren Honda Formula One driver Fernando Alonso has been cleared to race after suffering a concussion in testing, and boy, did he have some bombs to drop about that accident during Thursday's press conference. It wasn't from a gust of wind: the steering actually locked up and sent him into the wall.
The McLaren Honda F1 team may be struggling to find speed and reliability with their entirely new power unit this season, but that doesn't mean that they look any less stunning heading off into the sunset.
McLaren confirmed in a statement today that driver Fernando Alonso has gone home from the hospital to his family's home in Spain. He will continue recovery there, but will be forced to miss the last preseason Formula One test.
McLaren Formula One driver Fernando Alonso is still in the hospital under observation for a concussion from his preseason crash at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The team has officially blamed unusually high and gusty winds at the circuit as the reason for the unusual accident.
Fernando Alonso was airlifted to the hospital after crashing his McLaren in preseason testing at Barcelona earlier today. He went off at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya's Turn 3, smacking the right side of the car hard. McLaren race director Eric Boullier confirms that he was concussed in the accident.
Look, McLaren, if you're going to build a time machine, the key is to make it out of stainless steel. Bare stainless. And put some effort into it, eh? Some gadgets and baubles? Otherwise, it just looks like a plain silver 650S yoinked from Park Place's back lot.
"My Last Race With Ferrari" is a fantastic Spanish documentary gives us a rare glimpse behind the scenes as Fernando Alonso goes into his final race with the team at Abu Dhabi. Alonso comes off not as the driving god we see on TV, but as entirely human: nervous, funny and kind.