Fernando Alonso

Born: July 29, 1981 (age 36)

Height: 5'6.5" (170cm)

Hometown: Oviedo, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Team: McLaren
Current Rank: No. 16 (10 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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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.
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.
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
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 issues McLaren-Honda ultimatum?
Fernando Alonso issues a 'Honda or me' ultimatum to McLaren, according to a report.
Aug 29, 09:12
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: 'Few weeks until future resolved'
Fernando Alonso tips the future of the McLaren-Honda collaboration and his next move in Formula 1 to be decided in "the next few weeks".
Aug 29, 09:04
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
Result: Lewis Hamilton wins Belgian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton moves to within seven points of Sebastian Vettel at the top of the Formula 1 driver rankings after winning the Belgian Grand Prix.
Aug 27, 14:45
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 never worried about 2018 contract
Stoffel Vandoorne says that he was expecting McLaren to keep him on board for 2018.
Aug 24, 10:47
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg celebrates on the podium after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 3, 2016
Fernando Alonso 'motivation' surprises Nico Rosberg
Nico Rosberg says that he is surprised Fernando Alonso is keeping up his "motivation" amid the McLaren-Honda crisis.
Aug 24, 10:30
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
McLaren deny Fernando Alonso will skip Singapore
McLaren executive Zak Brown slams suggestions that Fernando Alonso may miss another grand prix this year.
Aug 9, 11:11
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
McLaren want to keep Stoffel Vandoorne, Fernando Alonso
McLaren confirm claims that they intend to field an unchanged driver lineup for 2018.
Aug 8, 09:42
Former driver Gerhard Berger sits in a car on track after qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on June 20, 2015
Gerhard Berger: 'Lando Norris on empty tanks in test'
Gerhard Berger says that it is difficult to judge the potential of young drivers based on this week's testing in Hungary.
Aug 4, 10:57
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 still pushing to improve 2017 engine
Amid swirling speculation about the future, Honda is still pushing to improve its 2017 engine.
Aug 2, 14:18
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari attends the post-race press conference after the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 15, 2015
Result: Sebastian Vettel scores pole position at Hungarian Grand Prix
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel records the fastest qualifying time at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Jul 29, 14:06
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



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