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 (0 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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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
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
Tony Kanaan hits back at Lewis Hamilton's Indy jibe
An Indycar driver hits back at Lewis Hamilton following recent comments made by the triple world champion.
Jun 1, 13:37
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: McLaren-Honda struggles "tiring"
Fernando Alonso says that McLaren-Honda's ongoing struggles in Formula 1 are "tiring".
Jun 1, 13:30
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 surprised at Indy pay-cheque
Fernando Alonso admits his surprise at how lucrative taking part in the Indy 500 is.
Jun 1, 13:25
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda arrives in the paddock before final practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit on November 28, 2015
Fernando Alonso eyes return to better McLaren
Fernando Alonso is hopeful that the second half of the 2017 season will be better for McLaren-Honda.
May 31, 15:31
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: 'Only Red Bull door closed for 2018'
Fernando Alonso says that the only top team with closed doors for 2018 is Red Bull.
May 30, 11:04
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
Zak Brown: 'Fernando Alonso may not do 2018 Indy 500'
Fernando Alonso might not return to do next year's Indy 500, according to Zak Brown.
May 30, 10:51
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 ready' to commit to 2018 Indy 500
Fernando Alonso suggests that he will return to America to bid once again for Indy 500 victory.
May 30, 09:01
Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Ferrari walks across the paddock during practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 17, 2015
Kimi Raikkonen claims pole position in Monaco
Kimi Raikkonen claims his first pole in almost a decade at the Monaco Grand Prix, while Lewis Hamilton will start the race back in 13th.
May 27, 14:58
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
Lewis Hamilton scoffs at Fernando Alonso's Indy 500 rivals
Lewis Hamilton apparently scoffs at the level of competition facing Fernando Alonso ahead of Sunday's Indy 500.
May 27, 12:57
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 says no Indycar switch for 2018
Fernando Alonso plays down speculation that he could quit Formula 1 and switch full-time to the American equivalent Indycar.
May 26, 14:20
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Felipe Massa: 'Fernando Alonso absence not professional'
Fernando Alonso's Monaco absence this weekend is not "professional", according to former teammate Felipe Massa.
May 26, 14:14
Daniil Kvyat of Toro Rosso walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Daniil Kvyat: 'No pressure for Jenson Button in Monaco'
Daniil Kvyat says that retired F1 driver Jenson Button is under no pressure this weekend at Monaco.
May 25, 11:23
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
Gunther Steiner: 'Fernando Alonso at Indy doesn't hurt Formula 1'
Gunther Steiner plays down claims that Fernando Alonso's Indy 500 foray this weekend hurts Formula 1.
May 25, 10:55
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: 'Fernando Alonso not on Mercedes wish list'
Niki Lauda deals a blow to Fernando Alonso's chances of switching to Mercedes next year.
May 23, 10:34
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Carlos Sainz: 'Fernando Alonso will represent Formula 1 drivers well'
Carlos Sainz says that he is sure Fernando Alonso will "represent" current F1 drivers well at the Indy 500 on Sunday.
May 23, 10:23
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 to watch Fernando Alonso's Indy 500 bid
Niki Lauda says that he will be following every lap of Fernando Alonso's bid to win the Indy 500 on Sunday.
May 22, 09:53
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 ruling out Fernando Alonso for Mercedes
Toto Wolff is not ruling out making a bid to sign Fernando Alonso for 2018.
May 16, 15:47
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Lewis Hamilton: 'Fernando Alonso contract talks like chess'
Lewis Hamilton says that Fernando Alonso's forthcoming deliberations and negotiations about 2018 will be like "a game of chess".
May 16, 15:43
Jenson Button of McLaren Honda during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Jenson Button not ruling out F1 return
Jenson Button is not ruling out a full-time return to Formula 1.
May 16, 14:33
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
Zak Brown: 'Nine or 10 races to keep Fernando Alonso'
Zak Brown admits that time is running out to convince Fernando Alonso to stick with McLaren beyond 2017.
May 15, 08:08



TeamPoints
1Mercedes222
2Ferrari214
3Red Bull112
4Force India71
5Toro Rosso29
6Williams-Mercedes22
7Renault18
8Haas15
9Sauber4
10McLaren0
DriversTeamPoints
1Sebastian VettelFerrari141
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes129
3Valtteri BottasMercedes93
4Kimi RaikkonenFerrari73
5Daniel RicciardoRed Bull67
6Max VerstappenRed Bull45
7Sergio PerezForce India44
8Esteban OconForce India27
9Carlos SainzToro Rosso25
10Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes20
11Nico HulkenbergRenault18
12Romain GrosjeanHaas10
13Kevin MagnussenHaas5
14Pascal WehrleinSauber4
15Daniil KvyatToro Rosso4
16Lance StrollWilliams-Mercedes2
17Fernando AlonsoMcLaren0
18Marcus EricssonSauber0
19Jolyon PalmerRenault0
20Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren0
21Antonio GiovinazziSauber0
22Jenson ButtonMcLaren0
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