Fernando Alonso

Born: July 29, 1981 (age 35)

Height: 5'6.5" (170cm)

Hometown: Oviedo, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Team: McLaren
Current Rank: No. 17 (2 points)
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
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Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Stoffel Vandoorne 'not worried' about McLaren exit
Stoffel Vandoorne says that he is not worried he might lose his McLaren seat at the end of the season.
Jul 14, 11:23
Nico Hulkenberg of Germany and Force India leaves the circuit after practice ahead of the Russian Formula One Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom on October 10, 2014
Nico Hulkenberg happy with Robert Kubica or Fernando Alonso for 2018
Nico Hulkenberg admits that Robert Kubica could be his teammate in 2018.
Jul 14, 10:58
Sergio Perez of Force India during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Sergio Perez not committing to Force India for 2018
Sergio Perez is not ready to commit to Force India for 2018.
Jul 14, 10:40
Fernando Alonso of McLaren-Honda during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
Fernando Alonso has 'nothing to say' about future
Fernando Alonso has "nothing to say" about his future.
Jul 14, 10:37
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Ross Brawn: '25 races not bad for Formula 1 staff'
Ross Brawn is not ruling out an expansion of the F1 calendar to include 25 races.
Jul 13, 16:00
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda: 'Mercedes do not need Fernando Alonso'
Fernando Alonso's hopes of joining a winning Formula 1 team for 2018 appear to be waning.
Jul 12, 17:51
Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Stoffel Vandoorne 'took step forward' in Austria
Stoffel Vandoorne says that he left Austria feeling more upbeat about the future at McLaren-Honda.
Jul 11, 11:04
Little Fernando Alonso of McLaren laughs evilly in the drivers press conference during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Fernando Alonso not ruling out Ferrari for 2018
Fernando Alonso says that it is not the right time of year to be counting or ruling out his possibilities for the future.
Jul 11, 10:57
Romain Grosjean of Haas F1 in the paddock ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 17, 2016
Romain Grosjean: 'Kevin Magnussen best teammate since Fernando Alonso'
Romain Grosjean names Kevin Magnussen as his best teammate since Fernando Alonso.
Jul 10, 18:54
 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman Sergio Marchionne in the Ferrari headquarters in Maranello on September 10, 2014
Sergio Marchionne: 'Kimi Raikkonen must increase commitment'
Sergio Marchionne issues a wake-up call to Kimi Raikkonen, while rejecting rumours that Max Verstappen or Fernando Alonso are in the running to replace him.
Jul 10, 18:33
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Result: Valtteri Bottas wins Austrian Grand Prix
Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas wins the Austrian Grand Prix ahead of Sebastian Vettel, with Lewis Hamilton missing out on a place on the podium.
Jul 9, 14:28
Little Fernando Alonso of McLaren laughs evilly in the drivers press conference during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Fernando Alonso expects 'nothing' from new Honda
Fernando Alonso plays down expectations about Honda's 'new' engine ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix this weekend.
Jul 6, 10:35
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Fernando Alonso: '2017 difficult for teammate Stoffel Vandoorne'
Fernando Alonso admits that his teammate's introduction to Formula 1 this year has been "difficult".
Jul 3, 11:16
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Yusuke Hasegawa: 'Honda stronger in 2018'
Honda is confident that it is finally making progress in Formula 1.
Jun 29, 10:12
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 27, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone tells Ferrari to sign Fernando Alonso
Bernie Ecclestone advises Ferrari to consider a familiar face if they have a vacancy to fill for 2018.
Jun 28, 11:38
Former Renault F1 team principal Flavio Briatore pictured on September 11, 2010
Flavio Briatore: 'Ferrari return not ruled out for Fernando Alonso'
Flavio Briatore says that a return to Ferrari cannot be ruled out for Fernando Alonso.
Jun 28, 11:35
Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Honda to run new engine in Austria
Honda will bring another engine upgrade to the next race in Austria.
Jun 27, 10:00
McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier looks on in the paddock during day one of Formula One testing at Yas Marina Circuit on November 25, 2014
Eric Boullier: 'McLaren could take Honda break'
McLaren's team boss admits that the British team could take a break from being powered by Honda engines in F1.
Jun 26, 10:21
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Fernando Alonso wants 'safe' Formula 1 team for 2018
Fernando Alonso gives the clearest sign yet that he will leave McLaren-Honda at the end of the year.
Jun 23, 09:41
Little Fernando Alonso of McLaren laughs evilly in the drivers press conference during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Fernando Alonso unenthused over Honda upgrade
Fernando Alonso does not sound enthused with the news that Honda has brought an upgrade for its hapless power unit to Baku.
Jun 23, 09:15
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff: 'No hurry to sign new Valtteri Bottas deal'
Toto Wolff says Mercedes will 'take their time' in deciding whether to keep Valtteri Bottas for 2018.
Jun 21, 16:42
Mclaren F1 Jenson Button barcelona test feb 2016
Williams key to McLaren, Honda split?
Williams emerges as the potential key to fellow British team McLaren's Honda divorce.
Jun 19, 10:13
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Felipe Massa: 'Fernando Alonso should quit F1 if unhappy'
Fernando Alonso's former teammate Felipe Massa says that the Spaniard should quit F1 if he is unhappy.
Jun 16, 10:22
Little Fernando Alonso of McLaren laughs evilly in the drivers press conference during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Zak Brown: 'Zero tension with Fernando Alonso'
McLaren-Honda executive director Zak Brown insists that there is "zero tension" with Fernando Alonso.
Jun 16, 09:50
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Honda admits 'test bench' problem
Honda gives an explanation about the extent of its struggle so far in 2017.
Jun 14, 11:28
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Valtteri Bottas: 'Still too early for contract talk'
Valtteri Bottas says that it is still "too early" to talk about the possible extension of his contract.
Jun 14, 10:50
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Michael Douglas tips Fernando Alonso to quit Formula 1
Hollywood legend Michael Douglas tips Fernando Alonso to leave Formula 1 at the end of the season.
Jun 13, 11:22
McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso prepares to leave the pits during the first practice session for the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 15, 2016
Fernando Alonso: 'No information about Honda upgrade'
Rumours are growing by the day that the works McLaren-Honda partnership is now definitely doomed.
Jun 13, 11:17
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda agrees 25 races too many for Formula 1
Niki Lauda backs top drivers Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton over criticising plans to expand the F1 race calendar.
Jun 12, 10:18
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Fernando Alonso not ruling out 2018 Indycar switch
Fernando Alonso is no longer ruling out quitting F1 at the end of the year.
Jun 12, 10:03
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff not commenting on McLaren rumours
Toto Wolff counts himself out of speculation regarding the dubious future of the McLaren-Honda collaboration.
Jun 12, 09:59
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Result: Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins the Canadian Grand Prix for a sixth time to close the gap on Sebastian Vettel in the drivers' championship.
Jun 11, 20:43
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Fernando Alonso: 'McLaren very competitive without Honda'
Fernando Alonso says that there is nothing wrong with the McLaren car or his own driving.
Jun 11, 17:02
Sergey Sirotkin stands in the pits during the second practice session at the Autodromo Nazionale circuit in Monza on September 6, 2013
Sergey Sirotkin not denying Jolyon Palmer rumours
Sergey Sirotkin refuses to deny speculation he is being lined up to replace struggling Jolyon Palmer at Renault.
Jun 10, 21:25
Little Fernando Alonso of McLaren laughs evilly in the drivers press conference during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Fernando Alonso meets with Formula 1 boss Chase Carey
After repeating his threat to quit F1, Fernando Alonso sits down with the sport's new CEO Chase Carey.
Jun 10, 10:52
Nico Hulkenberg of Germany and Sauber F1 walks in the paddock before the Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on August 25, 2013
Nico Hulkenberg: 'Fernando Alonso to Renault would be great'
Nico Hulkenberg says that he would welcome the arrival of Fernando Alonso at Renault next year.
Jun 9, 16:47
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Gunther Steiner open to 25-race plans
F1 teams may need to adapt if Liberty Media intends to expand the calendar to as many as 25 races.
Jun 9, 15:58
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Fernando Alonso unsure over Honda engine upgrade
Fernando Alonso admits that he may not have a more powerful Honda engine to use in Montreal this weekend.
Jun 6, 13:04
Fernando Alonso reacts after being involved in a crash with Haas's Esteban Gutierrez during the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on March 20, 2016
Mario Andretti: 'Fernando Alonso wasting time at McLaren'
Motor racing legend Mario Andretti says that Fernando Alonso is "wasting" his time at McLaren-Honda.
Jun 2, 09:06
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Father: Lance Stroll not crumbling under "pressure"
Lance Stroll's father denies that his son is crumbling under the "pressure" of expectations in F1.
Jun 1, 13:48



TeamPoints
1Mercedes330
2Ferrari275
3Red Bull174
4Force India95
5Williams-Mercedes41
6Toro Rosso33
7Haas29
8Renault26
9Sauber5
10McLaren2
DriversTeamPoints
1Sebastian VettelFerrari177
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes176
3Valtteri BottasMercedes154
4Daniel RicciardoRed Bull117
5Kimi RaikkonenFerrari98
6Max VerstappenRed Bull57
7Sergio PerezForce India52
8Esteban OconForce India43
9Carlos SainzToro Rosso29
10Nico HulkenbergRenault26
11Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes23
12Lance StrollWilliams-Mercedes18
13Romain GrosjeanHaas18
14Kevin MagnussenHaas11
15Pascal WehrleinSauber5
16Daniil KvyatToro Rosso4
17Fernando AlonsoMcLaren2
18Jolyon PalmerRenault0
19Marcus EricssonSauber0
20Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren0
21Antonio GiovinazziSauber0
22Jenson ButtonMcLaren0