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Fernando Alonso

Born: July 29, 1981 (age 36)

Height: 5'6.5" (170cm)

Hometown: Oviedo, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Team: McLaren
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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Sports Mole has 1,237 articles about Fernando Alonso. Articles 1 to 40:
McLaren's Fernando Alonso before practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on May 24, 2018
Fernando Alonso to leave F1 before 2021
Fernando Alonso says that he will not be in Formula 1 in 2021.
07:35
Spanish GP 2014
McLaren admits interest in Carlos Sainz
McLaren admits that it considers Carlos Sainz as a potential team driver for 2019.
07:33
Lewis Hamilton at the British GP on July 7, 2018
Result: Sebastian Vettel takes German Grand Prix pole as Lewis Hamilton suffers car trouble
Lewis Hamilton will start the German Grand Prix from 14th on the grid following car trouble as title rival Sebastian Vettel takes pole position in front of a home crowd.
Jul 21, 16:01
Spanish GP 2014
Max Verstappen: 'Renault felt like Formula 2 engine'
Max Verstappen says that he feels as though he has been relegated to Formula 2.
Jul 10, 06:25
McLaren's Fernando Alonso before practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on May 24, 2018
Cyril Abiteboul: 'No one-year Renault contract for Fernando Alonso'
Renault does not outright deny a rumour suggesting that Fernando Alonso could drive for the team in 2019.
Jul 9, 07:08
McLaren's Fernando Alonso before practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on May 24, 2018
Max Verstappen: 'Fernando Alonso needs Indy for motivation'
Max Verstappen suspects that Fernando Alonso is looking outside of Formula 1 because the Spaniard's motivation has gone.
Jul 9, 07:05
Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen before practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on May 24, 2018
Zak Brown: 'No negotiations with Kimi Raikkonen yet'
Zak Brown says that McLaren has not yet opened contract talks with former team driver Kimi Raikkonen.
Jul 7, 09:10
Spanish GP 2014
Zak Brown: 'Pressure led to Eric Boullier exit'
Zak Brown says that "pressure" on McLaren led to the departure of team boss Eric Boullier.
Jul 5, 18:33
Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas in action during qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix on June 9, 2018
Result: Valtteri Bottas fastest in Austrian Grand Prix qualifying
Valtteri Bottas claims his first pole position of 2018 by pipping Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel to top spot in qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix.
Jun 30, 15:33
McLaren's Fernando Alonso before practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on May 24, 2018
Fernando Alonso: 'Media exaggerating McLaren crisis'
Fernando Alonso says that the media is exaggerating the severity of McLaren's problems.
Jun 29, 08:44
Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen before practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on May 24, 2018
McLaren sidesteps Kimi Raikkonen rumours
McLaren sidesteps reports that Kimi Raikkonen might be in the team's sights for 2019.
Jun 28, 17:20
McLaren's Fernando Alonso before practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on May 24, 2018
Fernando Alonso: 'Red Bull will remain strong with Honda'
Fernando Alonso says that Red Bull will remain a strong team even after switching to Honda power.
Jun 28, 17:15
McLaren's Fernando Alonso before practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on May 24, 2018
Zak Brown wants Fernando Alonso to stay in Formula 1
Zak Brown says that McLaren does not want to lose Fernando Alonso.
Jun 24, 09:01
McLaren's Fernando Alonso before practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on May 24, 2018
Fernando Alonso: 'McLaren going backwards'
Fernando Alonso says that McLaren is going "backwards".
Jun 24, 08:58
Spanish GP 2014
Lewis Hamilton on pole for French Grand Prix as McLaren struggles continue
Lewis Hamilton beats Valtteri Bottas to lead a Mercedes one-two in qualifying for the French Grand Prix.
Jun 23, 16:47
McLaren's Fernando Alonso before practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on May 24, 2018
Nico Rosberg: 'No top team wants Fernando Alonso'
Nico Rosberg thinks that Fernando Alonso's winning days in Formula 1 are over.
Jun 11, 19:27
Ross Brawn pictured in May 2017
Ross Brawn: 'Monaco Grand Prix critics naive'
Ross Brawn says that criticism of last weekend's Monaco Grand Prix is "naive".
May 30, 14:41
Spanish GP 2014
Fernando Alonso's manager to attend Indycar race
A full-time move to Indycar is looking like a real possibility for Fernando Alonso.
May 30, 10:02
Spanish GP 2014
Stoffel Vandoorne 'not worried' about losing seat
Stoffel Vandoorne says that he is not worried about his future at McLaren.
May 29, 10:02
Spanish GP 2014
Fernando Alonso watched Indy 500 with 'numb' F1 fans
Fernando Alonso reveals that one of the best things about Monaco Grand Prix race day was watching the Indy 500 afterwards.
May 28, 19:06
Spanish GP 2014
Charles Leclerc plays down Ayrton Senna, Michael Schumacher comparisons
Charles Leclerc plays down any comparisons being made between him and true Formula 1 greats.
May 22, 11:48
Spanish GP 2014
McLaren plans mid-season Fernando Alonso talks
McLaren will open talks with Fernando Alonso about 2019 around the middle of the season, according to Zak Brown.
May 15, 15:02
Lewis Hamilton pictured in May 2017
Result: Lewis Hamilton triumphs at Spanish Grand Prix to increase championship lead
Lewis Hamilton clinches a comfortable victory in the Spanish Grand Prix to increase his championship lead ahead of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.
May 13, 16:07
Lewis Hamilton pictured in May 2017
Lewis Hamilton takes pole in Spanish Grand Prix qualifying
Lewis Hamilton claims pole position at the Spanish Grand Prix, pipping Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to the top spot by four hundredths of a second.
May 12, 15:41
Spanish GP 2014
McLaren unveils radical new nose in Spain
McLaren unveil a radical new nose for its 2018 car in Barcelona.
May 11, 12:16
Spanish GP 2014
Fernando Alonso not worried about missing Indy 500
Fernando Alonso says that he does not have time in his busy 2018 schedule to worry about missing the Indy 500.
May 10, 19:17
Spanish GP 2014
Jean-Eric Vergne doubts he would accept Formula 1 return
Jean-Eric Vergne agrees with those who think that 2019 could finally be Ferrari's year.
May 8, 19:51
Jean Todt pictured in April 2017
Jean Todt: 'Formula 1-sports car unification ideal'
Jean Todt says that it would be "ideal" to achieve some technical parity between Formula 1 and the world endurance championship.
May 7, 12:24
Spanish GP 2014
Busy Fernando Alonso sitting out post Spain Grand Prix test
Fernando Alonso will skip the forthcoming post-Spanish Grand Prix test.
May 4, 08:48
Lewis Hamilton pictured in May 2017
Result: Lewis Hamilton triumphs ahead of Kimi Raikkonen in Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins the Azerbaijan Grand Prix and takes the Formula 1 championship lead in a chaotic finish to a race that saw both Red Bulls collide with each other.
Apr 29, 15:05
Spanish GP 2014
Fernando Alonso 'sad' about McLaren situation
Fernando Alonso admits that McLaren's lack of performance in 2018 makes him "sad".
Apr 17, 12:52
Hass F1 - Feb testing barcelona day 1
Result: Daniel Ricciardo victorious in drama-filled Chinese Grand Prix
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo secures a thrilling victory at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Apr 15, 09:15
Lewis Hamilton pictured in May 2017
Lewis Hamilton fourth in Chinese Grand Prix qualifying
Lewis Hamilton finishes fourth in qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix, unable to get to within a second of Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel.
Apr 14, 09:14
Spanish GP 2014
Haas rejects Fernando Alonso rumour
Haas rejects a sensational rumour suggesting that Fernando Alonso might move to the American team for 2019.
Apr 14, 08:15
Spanish GP 2014
Helmut Marko: 'Axing Honda was McLaren mistake'
Dr Helmut Marko says that McLaren's 2018 car is obviously "not great".
Apr 12, 20:26
Spanish GP 2014
Honda admits Formula 1 a 'different story' after McLaren
Honda says that it has started a "different story" in Formula 1.
Apr 11, 17:01
Lewis Hamilton pictured in May 2017
Lewis Hamilton questions Max Verstappen's maturity
World champion Lewis Hamilton questions Max Verstappen's maturity.
Apr 10, 11:26
Spanish GP 2014
Franz Tost: 'New era for Honda is coming'
A "new era" in Formula 1 involving Honda and Red Bull could be dawning, according to Franz Tost.
Apr 9, 16:23
Hass F1 - Feb testing barcelona day 1
Result: Sebastian Vettel holds off Valtteri Bottas to win Bahrain Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel holds off Valtteri Bottas to win the Bahrain Grand Prix on his 200th Formula 1 start.
Apr 8, 17:56
Hass F1 - Feb testing barcelona day 1
Sebastian Vettel fastest in Bahrain GP qualifying, Lewis Hamilton penalised
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel claims pole position at the Bahrain Grand Prix while Lewis Hamilton is pegged back by a penalty.
Apr 7, 19:18

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