Tag Archive: Fernando Alonso

Feb 25

What’s up Bro?

In 2013, the Belgian Stoffel Vandoorne fought for the championship against Danish Kevin Magnussen

What’s up Bro?Vandoorne, who had recently joined the McLaren Young Driver Programme, was a rookie in the championship but he opened the standings with one important victory in his debut in Monza with a Fortec Motorsports car. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

New Era becomes Official Headwear Partner of Mclaren-Honda

As part of a three-year deal

2017-02-24 - New Era becomes Official Headwear Partner of Mclaren-Honda 1 McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce a new global partnership with New Era, which sees the company becoming the official authentic headwear provider of the Formula 1 team.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

McLaren-Honda MCL32 launch (updated, +videos)

New colour scheme

2017-02-24 - McLaren-Honda MCL32 launch Most strikingly apparent is the MCL32’s new colour scheme, which blends old-school McLaren history with contemporary thinking on vehicle livery design.

Photo album

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Feb 22

2017 McLaren-Honda Young Driver Programme members revealed

McLaren-Honda Young Driver Programme offers focused and personal guidance in every aspect of a young driver’s craft

McLaren-Honda Young Driver Programme McLaren-Honda is pleased to announce the recruitment of another exciting talent to its Young Driver Programme, following Stoffel Vandoorne’s successful graduation to a Formula 1 race seat for the 2017 season alongside Fernando Alonso.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

McLaren: Vandoorne will push Alonso

Vandoorne is gearing up for his first full season

McLaren: Vandoorne will push AlonsoMcLaren boss Zak Brown says he has “no doubt” rookie Stoffel Vandoorne will “push” two-time F1 World Champion Fernando Alonso this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

I’d have preferred Alonso to replace me – Rosberg

Nevertheless, Rosberg insists Bottas remains an ideal choice for Mercedes

I’d have preferred Alonso to replace me – RosbergNico Rosberg has revealed he would have been pleased to see Fernando Alonso replace him at Mercedes because of the ‘fireworks’ it would have created with Lewis Hamilton.

Jan 17

Lewis Hamilton and many more stars of Formula One unite to support charity work ahead of Barcelona test

CharityStars.com, in conjunction with Pirelli, the official tyre supplier to F1, are delighted to be handling the on-line pre-bidding of the auction

WellChildFormula One is the pinnacle of motor sport – and many F1 luminaries are combining to create an unprecedented auction of personal racing items to raise money for children in need of special care.

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Jan 14

McLaren to start Alonso contact talks “a few races” into 2017

McLaren intends to start negotiations with Fernando Alonso about a new contract “a few races” into the 2017 F1 season, executive director Zak Brown has revealed.

McLaren to start Alonso contact talks "a few races" into 2017Alonso re-joined McLaren on a three-year deal in 2015, and while he has previously said he is 100% committed to the team, he hasn’t stood on the F1 podium now since Hungary 2014, when he was in his final season with Ferrari, and his last win was in Spain the previous year. The Spaniard has also hinted at a possible exit should the new formula this season not provide the ‘extreme’ challenge he craves. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 30

F1 2016 driver salaries – who earned most?

The full breakdown is below…

F1 2016 Driver salaries – who earned most?The annual list of Formula 1 salaries has again been published with Lewis Hamilton ousting Fernando Alonso from the top position. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Alonso: 2012 my best F1 season, 2016 third

McLaren-Honda’s Fernando Alonso says he considers 2012 his best season in Formula One, adding that this year was probably his third best

2016-10-23_71784 Alonso has been competing in Formula One now since 2001, and while he has won the title twice – in 2005 and in 2006 with Renault – he rates 2012 as the year he performed at his peak. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Alonso urges F1 wet race rethink over spray

“What we need to learn from races in Brazil, is that we need better visibility if we can”
Alonso urges F1 wet race rethink over sprayFernando Alonso has encouraged F1 bosses to come up with revisions for wet races in the aftermath of the Brazilian Grand Prix and feels lessons can be learnt from GT racing.
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Dec 12

Mercedes sets sights on Bottas to replace Rosberg

Bottas is currently contracted to race with Williams for a fifth consecutive season in 2017
2016-06-12_1108 Mercedes has engaged in negotiations with Williams to release Valtteri Bottas from his contract to replace Nico Rosberg in the title-winning team, it has been reported.
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Dec 09

Hamilton won’t get Mercedes team-mate say – Wolff

Pascal Wehrlein remains the bookies’ favourite for the drive

Hamilton won’t get Mercedes team-mate say – WolffMercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has revealed Lewis Hamilton won’t be directly involved in the process of deciding who his team-mate will be for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship season, but says ‘dynamics’ with any potential candidates will be considered. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

Mercedes will consider Alonso for vacant seat

“But he is in a contract with McLaren-Honda at the moment and we just need to weigh all the other options up.”
2016-07-10-Sunday-0033 Toto Wolff has hinted Mercedes will be willing to pursue Fernando Alonso as a replacement for newly-retired world champion Nico Rosberg, but McLaren has indicated it isn’t open to letting its star driver go.
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Dec 05

Vettel rules himself out of Mercedes drive?

“I think it’s not a big secret that both myself and Kimi [Raikkonen] have a contract for next year, so it should be clear”

Vettel rules himself out of Mercedes drive?Sebastian Vettel has played down talk linking him to Mercedes’ unexpected vacant seat alongside Lewis Hamilton, saying his position with Ferrari for 2017 is ‘clear’. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Abu Dhabi.

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Nov 26

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Abu Dhabi.

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Nov 25

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix free practice report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Abu Dhabi.

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Nov 23

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix preview

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Abu Dhabi.

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Nov 16

McLaren headed by executive committee until new CEO found

McLaren has outlined its head management structure after the departure of Ron Dennis as chairman and CEO

2016-06-08_0065 Dennis confirmed he has been placed on gardening leave for the remainder of his current contract which expires in January and has stepped down as chairman and CEO but remains a shareholder and director of the McLaren Technology Group as he keeps hold of his 25% share. Read the rest of this entry »

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