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 1,207 articles about Fernando Alonso. Articles 1 to 40:
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
Hass F1 - Feb testing barcelona day 1
Result: Sebastian Vettel leapfrogs Lewis Hamilton to win Australian Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel takes advantage of a Mercedes miscalculation relating to a caution period to win the season-opening Australian Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton.
Mar 25, 09:12
Lewis Hamilton pictured in May 2017
New lap record gives Lewis Hamilton pole for Australian Grand Prix
Four-time world champion Lewis Hamilton sets a new lap record to take pole position for Sunday's Australian Grand Prix.
Mar 24, 10:11
Spanish GP 2014
Fingers point at Haas's Ferrari car 'clone'
Fingers are being pointed at Haas's surprisingly fast 2018 car in Melbourne.
Mar 24, 06:19
Spanish GP 2014
Nico Rosberg: 'Fernando Alonso cannot win in 2018'
Fernando Alonso is looking elsewhere in the world of motor racing because he has no chance of winning in Formula 1, according to Nico Rosberg.
Mar 23, 06:31
Spanish GP 2014
Stoffel Vandoorne admits 'pressure' on McLaren
Stoffel Vandoorne thinks that it is good that the "pressure" is on at McLaren this year.
Mar 23, 06:07
Spanish GP 2014
Fernando Alonso: 'McLaren not pessimistic about 2018'
Fernando Alonso insists that he is "not pessimistic" after a fourth consecutive troubled winter for McLaren.
Mar 13, 07:10
Spanish GP 2014
McLaren defends 'aggressive' 2018 car
McLaren defends the 'aggressive' design of its 2018 car.
Mar 10, 11:07
Spanish GP 2014
Fernando Alonso not worried about new start procedure
Fernando Alonso says that he is not worried about a new race start procedure for 2018.
Mar 8, 20:10
Spanish GP 2014
McLaren denies post-Honda 'crisis'
Leading McLaren figures are denying that the British team is still in crisis even after dumping Honda.
Mar 8, 20:01
Spanish GP 2014
Sergio Perez: 'Fernando Alonso's 2018 schedule impossible'
Sergio Perez thinks that Fernando Alonso's racing schedule this year is nigh on "impossible" to manage.
Mar 6, 19:25
Spanish GP 2014
Brendon Hartley: 'Honda perfect at Toro Rosso so far'
Brendon Hartley says that there is no sign of the sort of three-year horror that McLaren endured with Honda so far in 2018.
Mar 1, 16:43
Spanish GP 2014
Renault wants to halve gap to top teams
Renault confirms reports that it has made progress with its Formula 1 engine ahead of the 2018 season.
Feb 22, 19:38
Spanish GP 2014
Fernando Alonso defends 'impossible' 2018 schedule
Fernando Alonso says that he has no concerns about being able to cope with an unprecedentedly busy racing programme in 2018.
Feb 20, 06:24
Spanish GP 2014
Ferrari to be darker red in 2018?
Ferrari's 2018 cars will be painted a deeper shade of red than usual, according to a report.
Feb 20, 06:16
Spanish GP 2014
Valtteri Bottas not targeting Fernando Alonso's 'triple crown'
Valtteri Bottas says that he has no plans to add the 'triple crown' target to his itinerary anytime soon.
Feb 15, 06:53
Spanish GP 2014
Chase Carey: 'Fans must accept some changes'
Chase Carey hits back at criticism of the changes being made to Formula 1.
Feb 14, 05:51
Spanish GP 2014
Fernando Alonso has 'total' faith in Renault engine
Fernando Alonso says that he has "total" confidence that he will win in 2018.
Feb 13, 06:51
Spanish GP 2014
Drivers slam Fuji date change for Fernando Alonso
Other drivers hit out at a calendar tweak that means Fernando Alonso can now contest the full sports car world championship in 2018.
Feb 12, 06:50
Spanish GP 2014
Chase Carey crosses fingers for Fernando Alonso in 2018
Chase Carey says that he has his fingers crossed for Fernando Alonso in 2018.
Feb 12, 06:45
Lewis Hamilton pictured in May 2017
McLaren would welcome Lewis Hamilton back
Zak Brown says that McLaren would welcome Lewis Hamilton back to the British team.
Feb 10, 07:20
Spanish GP 2014
Lando Norris prepared to leave McLaren
Lando Norris says that he is prepared to leave McLaren if the British team has no place for him within a year or so.
Feb 6, 06:39
Spanish GP 2014
WEC eyeing calendar tweak for Fernando Alonso
The world endurance sports car championship is reportedly considering changing the date of a key race so that Fernando Alonso can take part.
Feb 1, 14:01
Spanish GP 2014
Zak Brown predicts 'solid season' for McLaren
Zak Brown insists that Formula 1 will remain Fernando Alonso's "number one priority" in 2018.
Jan 31, 21:16
Spanish GP 2014
Fernando Alonso no longer ruling out Nascar
Fernando Alonso is no longer ruling out a future move into Nascar, America's premier tin-top series.
Jan 25, 20:03
Spanish GP 2014
Juan Pablo Montoya backs Fernando Alonso's 'triple crown' bid
Juan Pablo Montoya applauds Fernando Alonso's efforts to secure motor racing's elusive 'triple crown'.
Jan 25, 18:41
Spanish GP 2014
Flavio Briatore tips 'return to podium' for Fernando Alonso
Flavio Briatore says that he hopes Fernando Alonso can "return to the podium" in 2018.
Jan 15, 18:53
Spanish GP 2014
Fernando Alonso: 'Third title is first priority'
Fernando Alonso may have more plans to race outside of F1, but he insists that his role with McLaren-Renault remains his main focus.
Jan 8, 17:33
Spanish GP 2014
Nelson Piquet: 'Fernando Alonso very bad politically'
Former F1 driver Nelson Piquet says that Fernando Alonso is to blame for his lack of success over the past decade.
Jan 5, 18:07
Spanish GP 2014
No Daytona or Le Mans for Kevin Magnussen in 2018
Kevin Magnussen will contest neither the Daytona nor Le Mans sports car races next year.
Dec 22, 13:25
Niki Lauda pictured in 2013
Niki Lauda: 'Valtteri Bottas decision right for Mercedes'
F1 legend Niki Lauda says that Valtteri Bottas has done a good job since replacing Nico Rosberg at Mercedes.
Dec 21, 07:34

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