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 1,166 articles about Fernando Alonso. Articles 1 to 40:
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 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
Spanish GP 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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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
Spanish GP 2014
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



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