Tag Archive: Alberto Contador

Apr 15

Alonso cautious amid Chinese doping threat

Not every driver is being as cautious as Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso this week in China.

2011-03-26 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Australia - Fernando Alonso 01F1 driver, Fernando Alonso relaxing on his buggy at Hamilton IslandWe revealed on Thursday that teams have been informally warned by Shanghai officials about the threat of radiation from the Japanese nuclear disaster, and also the possible ingestion of the animal meat steroid clenbuterol. Clenbuterol is the performance-enhancing drug that has jeopardised the career of Spanish cycler Alberto Contador. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 09

Ferrari issued radio message to ‘motivate’ Massa

Alonso puts Contador cycling team plans on ice

2010-09-02 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Felipa Massa2Ferrari argued on Wednesday that Felipe Massa decided to let Fernando Alonso pass him for the race lead at Hockenheim because the Brazilian was angry. As was rumoured before the World Motor Sport Council’s disciplinary sitting in Paris, the Maranello based team rejected the charge that it imposed an illegal team order that deprived Massa of the German GP victory. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 10

Tour de France team plans ‘on standby’ – Alonso

The Ferrari driver would like to set up a team involving Alberto Contador

2010-03-17 - Ferrari - Fernando Alonso 02Fernando Alonso has admitted it is unlikely his plans for a professional cycling team will be realised for 2011. The Ferrari driver said last year he would like to set up a team involving his friend and Spanish rider Alberto Contador with the ambition of winning the Tour de France. Read the rest of this entry »


May 25

‘Hard’ to just copy runaway Red Bull – Alonso

Alonso to enjoy stage of Giro d’Italia

2010-05-16 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Fernando Alonso_1Red Bull’s rivals cannot catch up with the dominant RB6 car simply by copying its technical features, Fernando Alonso insists. On Monday, McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton was quoted as urging his engineers to study the Adrian Newey-penned single seater in a bid to match its runaway pace. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 24

Alonso confirms Tour de France cycling team plans

Fernando Alonso has admitted he would like to set up a professional cycling team

2009-04-26 - Bahrain GP - Renault - Fernando Alonso 00The two-time world champion is a fan of the sport and his recent visit to the Tour de France sparked rumours he is working on a project involving Spanish rider Alberto Contador and the 2010 Ferrari sponsor Santander. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 14

Alonso manager admits Ferrari switch ‘possibility’

 Contador does not deny Team Alonso reports

2009-04-26 - Bahrain GP - Renault - Fernando Alonso 02Fernando Alonso’s manager has admitted the “possibility” that the 27-year-old Spaniard will one day drive for Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »