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 (17 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
Sports Mole has 1,183 articles about Fernando Alonso. Articles 1 to 40:
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
Lewis Hamilton pictured in May 2017
Lewis Hamilton not targeting Fernando Alonso's 'triple crown'
Lewis Hamilton says that he does not want to emulate Fernando Alonso in targeting motor racing's unique 'triple crown'.
Dec 13, 06:57
Spanish GP 2014
Zak Brown: 'McLaren's sponsor hopes rise after Honda exit'
Zak Brown admits that it was "difficult" for McLaren to convince sponsors to join the British team amid their Honda crisis.
Dec 11, 13:26
Spanish GP 2014
Son of Honda founder sympathises with Fernando Alonso
Hirotoshi Honda says that he can understand Fernando Alonso's disappointment with the failed three-year works McLaren-Honda project.
Dec 8, 19:46
Lewis Hamilton pictured in May 2017
Lewis Hamilton rules out Fernando Alonso as teammate
Lewis Hamilton says that he will never again be paired with a driver like Fernando Alonso.
Dec 4, 07:49
Spanish GP 2014
Result: Valtteri Bottas, Lewis Hamilton finish strongly at Abu Dhabi season close
Mercedes drivers Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton secure a one-two finish in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as the team finish the season strongly.
Nov 26, 15:26
Spanish GP 2014
Fernando Alonso denies losing Formula 1 focus
Fernando Alonso denies that he is spreading himself too thin across other disciplines.
Nov 25, 16:09
Spanish GP 2014
Lewis Hamilton unsure Stoffel Vandoorne is future champion
Lewis Hamilton says that he is not sure if Stoffel Vandoorne can become a world champion.
Nov 21, 08:58
Spanish GP 2014
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.
Nov 21, 08:48
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 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
Spanish GP 2014
Fernando Alonso keen to test Renault engine
Fernando Alonso is already looking ahead to next year's pre-season tests.
Oct 31, 12:24
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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

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