Fernando Alonso

Born: July 29, 1981 (age 36)

Height: 5'6.5" (170cm)

Hometown: Oviedo, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Team: McLaren
Current Rank: No. 15 (15 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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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 unsure Stoffel Vandoorne is future champion
Lewis Hamilton says that he is not sure if Stoffel Vandoorne can become a world champion.
08:58
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
Marc Gene: 'Fernando Alonso can win Le Mans on debut'
Former F1 driver Marc Gene thinks that Fernando Alonso can win next year's Le Mans on debut.
08:48
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 admits eyeing Le Mans 'future'
Fernando Alonso says that he is willing to talk about "the future" with regards to a potential Le Mans foray.
Nov 20, 16:44
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 doubts Fernando Alonso will win 2018 title
Felipe Massa does not think that his old Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso will win the title next year.
Nov 20, 14:02
McLaren's Belgian driver Stoffel Vandoorne looks on ahead of the first practice session at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 1, 2016 ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix
Stoffel Vandoorne: 'Fernando Alonso not my mentor'
Stoffel Vandoorne says that he does not need Fernando Alonso's help in Formula 1.
Nov 13, 08:13
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari celebrates on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 20, 2015
Result: Sebastian Vettel wins Brazilian GP as Lewis Hamilton claws back fourth place
Sebastian Vettel wins the Brazilian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton surges from the back of the grid to claim fourth place.
Nov 12, 17:51
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 denying Le Mans test reports
Fernando Alonso is not denying speculation that he is on a fast track to next year's Le Mans.
Nov 10, 09:44
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
Michael Andretti admits eyeing Formula 1 team entry
Former F1 driver Michael Andretti admits that he would like to re-enter the sport as a team owner.
Nov 8, 14:56
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
Toyota not denying Fernando Alonso seat fitting
Fernando Alonso looks to be shaping up for a Le Mans foray in 2018.
Nov 8, 13:53
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: 'Liberty, FIA helped broker complex deal'
Liberty Media and the FIA helped to keep Fernando Alonso at McLaren and Honda in Formula 1, admits team executive Zak Brown.
Nov 6, 08:13
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: 'Gravel traps not simple answer'
Fernando Alonso sides with F1 race director Charlie Whiting over the issue of getting rid of the circuits' asphalt run-off zones.
Nov 1, 07:18
Former F1 driver Emerson Fittipaldi before taking part in a parade to mark the race's 50th anniversary ahead of this year's British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit on July 4, 2014
Emerson Fittipaldi: 'Fernando Alonso can win 2018 title'
F1 legend Emerson Fittipaldi thinks that Fernando Alonso could have a title-winning car on his hands next year.
Nov 1, 07:15
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 keen to test Renault engine
Fernando Alonso is already looking ahead to next year's pre-season tests.
Oct 31, 12:24
Former Renault F1 team principal Flavio Briatore pictured on September 11, 2010
Flavio Briatore backs Liberty's budget cap
Flavio Briatore thinks that F1's new owners Liberty Media are doing the right thing to modernise the sport.
Oct 30, 07:48
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: 'Lewis Hamilton title win very easy'
Despite a difficult race in Mexico, Lewis Hamilton cruised to an "easy" championship win in 2017, according to Fernando Alonso.
Oct 30, 07:25
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 not denying Daytona could be Le Mans prelude
Fernando Alonso does not deny that his prototype sports car debut next January could be a precursor to also racing at Le Mans in 2018.
Oct 27, 11:05
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
McLaren eye return to podium in 2018
McLaren want Renault to power the once-great British team back to the podium in 2018.
Oct 26, 09:44
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, McLaren deny contract for one year only
Fernando Alonso denies that his new McLaren contract is for one year only.
Oct 20, 09:29
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
McLaren could announce Fernando Alonso deal on Thursday
McLaren could be mere hours away from announcing that Fernando Alonso is staying with the British team in 2018.
Oct 18, 15:01
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
Zak Brown: 'McLaren Indycar team years away'
"Years" will pass before McLaren fields a team in the full Indycar season, according to Zak Brown.
Oct 17, 08:05
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
Honda relationship 'difficult' with Fernando Alonso
Yusuke Hasegawa admits that some of his colleagues at Honda did not appreciate Fernando Alonso's forthright criticism.
Oct 17, 08:00
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 need time to catch Red Bull'
McLaren will need some time to catch up with the top Renault-powered team in F1, according to Eric Boullier.
Oct 16, 09:18
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
Lando Norris could replace Jenson Button as McLaren reserve
Eric Boullier admits that Jenson Button could leave his role as official McLaren reserve driver next year.
Oct 7, 16:45
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 claims pole ahead of Japanese Grand Prix
Championship leader Lewis Hamilton claims the 71st pole position of his career, this time for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix.
Oct 7, 09:07
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 can win with Renault power'
Fernando Alonso thinks that Renault can power McLaren to race wins in 2018.
Oct 6, 07:54
Kevin Magnussen of Renault in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Kevin Magnussen says Formula 1 rules are "nonsense"
Kevin Magnussen describes the number of penalties handed out to Formula 1 drivers as "nonsense".
Oct 5, 12:19
Mercedes GP Team Principal Ross Brawn attends the official press conference following practice for the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo di Monza on September 6, 2013
Ross Brawn impressed by rookies Stoffel Vandoorne, Lance Stroll
Ross Brawn says that two Formula 1 rookies have impressed him this year.
Oct 5, 09:28
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 earns pole for Malaysian Grand Prix
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton earns pole position for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix, but Sebastian Vettel will start towards the back of the grid due to an engine problem.
Sep 30, 11:03
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 almost factory team by 2019'
McLaren will become a de-facto 'factory' team by 2019, according to team boss Eric Boullier.
Sep 18, 08:35
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
McLaren will not loan Lando Norris to rival team
Zak Brown says that McLaren will not loan Lando Norris to another Formula 1 team.
Sep 11, 11:37
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
Pierre Gasly hoping to make Formula 1 debut in Malaysia
Pierre Gasly does not deny that he looks set to become the newest rookie in Formula 1.
Sep 11, 10:58
Ferrari Team Principal Stefano Domenicali attends the official press conference following practice for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 14, 2014
Stefano Domenicali: 'Fernando Alonso deserves better in Formula 1'
Fernando Alonso "deserves" to be doing better in Formula 1, the Spaniard's former boss Stefano Domenicali says.
Sep 6, 16:54
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 wants to be 'loyal' to McLaren
Fernando Alonso says that he wants to be "loyal" to McLaren as he weighs up his future in Formula 1.
Sep 5, 08:38
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
McLaren poised to announce 2018 Renault deal
McLaren are poised to announce their switch from Honda to Renault power for the 2018 season.
Sep 4, 09:51
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 Italian Grand Prix to take championship lead
Lewis Hamilton moves three points clear at the top of the Formula 1 driver rankings after winning the 2017 Italian Grand Prix on Sunday afternoon.
Sep 3, 14:45
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 not ruling out Formula E switch
Felipe Massa is not ruling out a switch to Formula E in the future.
Sep 1, 19:31
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 to decide future after Honda talks
Fernando Alonso says that he may travel to Japan to meet with Honda chiefs before deciding his next move.
Sep 1, 19:29
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
Nico Hulkenberg not afraid of Fernando Alonso rumours
Nico Hulkenberg says that he would not mind being teamed up with Fernando Alonso at Renault next year.
Aug 31, 09:00
Claire Williams smiles as she walks through the paddock after practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 10, 2015
Williams deny 2018 Fernando Alonso talks
Williams play down reports that they are close to signing up Fernando Alonso for 2018.
Aug 31, 08:41
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 improvement more than a 10th'
Honda is continuing to improve its 2017 engine despite the fact that the Japanese manufacturer and McLaren are reportedly on the cusp of a split.
Aug 31, 08:26



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