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#Fernando Alonso

# fernando-alonso - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Two-time world champion Alonso confirmed for Formula 1 return with Renault in 2021
# Back At The Wheel
# Back At The Wheel

Two-time world champion Alonso confirmed for Formula 1 return with Renault in 2021

Jul 8th 2020, 4:00 PM 2,245 Views 2 Comments

The 38-year-old will replace Daniel Ricciardo on the team.

# fernando-alonso - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Former world champion Alonso set for F1 return three years after walking away
# NOT FINISHED YET
# NOT FINISHED YET

Former world champion Alonso set for F1 return three years after walking away

Jul 7th 2020, 5:33 PM 4,593 Views 2 Comments

The 38-year-old Spaniard will make his comeback with Renault in 2021.

# fernando-alonso - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Alonso acknowledges 'luck' in back-to-back Le Mans with Toyota
# Le Mans
# Le Mans

Alonso acknowledges 'luck' in back-to-back Le Mans with Toyota

Jun 16th 2019, 7:46 PM 5,375 Views 1 Comment

F1 great Alonso won the French 24-hour endurance race for the second successive year on Sunday.

# fernando-alonso - Monday 28 January, 2019

Fernando Alonso steps up Indy 500 preparation after maiden Daytona 24-hour victory
# Motorsport
# Motorsport

Fernando Alonso steps up Indy 500 preparation after maiden Daytona 24-hour victory

Jan 28th 2019, 12:25 PM 3,243 Views 6 Comments

The Spaniard is the third Formula One champion to win the prestigious race in Florida.

# fernando-alonso - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Hamilton wins 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as 'true legend' Alonso waves goodbye
# Mixed Bag
# Mixed Bag

Hamilton wins 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as 'true legend' Alonso waves goodbye

Nov 25th 2018, 5:40 PM 5,011 Views 3 Comments

It was a turbulent day on and off the circuit.

# fernando-alonso - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Two-time world champion Alonso announces Formula One retirement
# Bowing Out
# Bowing Out

Two-time world champion Alonso announces Formula One retirement

Aug 14th 2018, 7:25 PM 5,099 Views 10 Comments

The 37-year-old Spaniard has 32 Grand Prix wins to his name in 17 seasons.

# fernando-alonso - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Fernando Alonso will skip the Monaco Grand Prix to race in the Indy 500
# F1
# F1

Fernando Alonso will skip the Monaco Grand Prix to race in the Indy 500

Apr 12th 2017, 4:48 PM 5,727 Views 11 Comments

McLaren will be without Alonso in Monaco next month after announcing the Spaniard will instead race in Indianapolis.

# fernando-alonso - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Fernando Alonso - good at F1, also good at curling free-kicks into the top corner
# Pick It Out
# Pick It Out

Fernando Alonso - good at F1, also good at curling free-kicks into the top corner

May 25th 2016, 10:04 AM 6,191 Views 4 Comments

The two-time world champion was showing off in Monaco yesterday.

# fernando-alonso - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

5 things to watch at the Chinese F1 Grand Prix
# Preview
# Preview

5 things to watch at the Chinese F1 Grand Prix

Apr 13th 2016, 8:39 AM 3,253 Views 5 Comments

The race in Shanghai takes place this weekend.

# fernando-alonso - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Fernando Alonso somehow walked away from this horrifying, high-speed crash unharmed
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Fernando Alonso somehow walked away from this horrifying, high-speed crash unharmed

Mar 20th 2016, 10:00 AM 9,938 Views 8 Comments

The Spaniard admitted afterwards that he was lucky to be alive.

# fernando-alonso - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Did Alonso really wake up from crash believing it was 1995? Here's what he has to say
# Clarity
# Clarity

Did Alonso really wake up from crash believing it was 1995? Here's what he has to say

Mar 26th 2015, 11:18 AM 5,712 Views 1 Comment

The two-time world champion said a freak steering lock-up caused the incident.

# fernando-alonso - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Sebastian Vettel wins F1 Championship as Mark Webber retires
# Formula One
# Formula One

Sebastian Vettel wins F1 Championship as Mark Webber retires

Oct 27th 2013, 11:06 AM 2,263 Views 3 Comments

The German’s closest challenger, Fernando Alonso finished well down the field.

# fernando-alonso - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Mark Webber lost a wheel as he took a corner in the Chinese Grand Prix
# Formula 1
# Formula 1

Mark Webber lost a wheel as he took a corner in the Chinese Grand Prix

Apr 14th 2013, 2:16 PM 1,471 Views 2 Comments

Webber was hit with a grid penalty after a dramatic race in China, won by Fernando Alonso.

# fernando-alonso - Sunday 24 March, 2013

WATCH: 'This is silly, Seb' - Vettel wins Malaysian Grand Prix in controversial fashion
# Trouble
# Trouble

WATCH: 'This is silly, Seb' - Vettel wins Malaysian Grand Prix in controversial fashion

Mar 24th 2013, 10:26 AM 3,452 Views 0 Comments

The German ace went wheel-to-wheel with his stablemate.

# fernando-alonso - Sunday 17 March, 2013

If you don't want to know the result of this morning's Australian GP, look away now
# F1
# F1

If you don't want to know the result of this morning's Australian GP, look away now

Mar 17th 2013, 11:44 AM 1,594 Views 2 Comments

The winner is not who you might think…

# fernando-alonso - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Ferrari chiefs targets Vettel
# Wanted
# Wanted

Ferrari chiefs targets Vettel

Dec 20th 2012, 6:55 PM 606 Views 0 Comments

Italian team would love the triple world champion in their car.

# fernando-alonso - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

'I cried under my helmet' admits F1 champion Vettel
# Dry Your Eyes Mate
# Dry Your Eyes Mate

'I cried under my helmet' admits F1 champion Vettel

Nov 27th 2012, 2:29 PM 888 Views 2 Comments

The retiring Michael Schumacher would surely scoff at such an admission from his compatriot.

# fernando-alonso - Monday 26 November, 2012

Sore losers? Ferrari bitter over Vettel's sweet success
# F1
# F1

Sore losers? Ferrari bitter over Vettel's sweet success

Nov 26th 2012, 7:09 AM 1,584 Views 2 Comments

Fernando Alonso’s team are aggrieved at losing the championship by just three points after being hampered unfairly in earlier races.

# fernando-alonso - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Formula One: Raikkonen restores lustre to Lotus
# Winning
# Winning

Formula One: Raikkonen restores lustre to Lotus

Nov 4th 2012, 3:17 PM 647 Views 1 Comment

The Finn, who came out of retirement this season, moves up to 198 points following his victory.

# fernando-alonso - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Formula One: Vettel wins Indian Grand Prix
# Winning
# Winning

Formula One: Vettel wins Indian Grand Prix

Oct 28th 2012, 11:36 AM 453 Views 1 Comment

The 25-year-old German produced another flawless display to pull 13 points clear of Fernando Alonso.

# fernando-alonso - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Formula One: Vettel wins in Korea to usurp Alonso
# Winning
# Winning

Formula One: Vettel wins in Korea to usurp Alonso

Oct 14th 2012, 9:59 AM 435 Views 0 Comments

It was the 25-year-old German’s third win in three races today, and he will now be favourite to retain his crown.

# fernando-alonso - Friday 12 October, 2012

Formula One: Vettel fastest in Korea
# Vroooom
# Vroooom

Formula One: Vettel fastest in Korea

Oct 12th 2012, 10:41 AM 190 Views 0 Comments

Reigning back-to-back world champion Vettel continued his good form with the fastest time at the Korea International Circuit.

# fernando-alonso - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Formula 1: Vettel closes the gap on Alonso with dominant win
# F1
# F1

Formula 1: Vettel closes the gap on Alonso with dominant win

Oct 7th 2012, 10:04 AM 408 Views 0 Comments

Vettel led from start to finish in an incident-packed race at the Japanese Grand Prix, with Alonso crashing out in the first lap.

# fernando-alonso - Friday 21 September, 2012

Vettel lays down Singapore marker
# F1
# F1

Vettel lays down Singapore marker

Sep 21st 2012, 1:29 PM 265 Views 0 Comments

The Red Bull driver set the early pace with a time of one minute and 50.566 seconds, less than a tenth of a second ahead of McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton at the Marina Bay Street Circuit.

# fernando-alonso - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Webber 'on fence' on driver safety
# F1
# F1

Webber 'on fence' on driver safety

Sep 12th 2012, 12:45 PM 3,384 Views 0 Comments

The Australian said the recent accident at the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa had brought the matter into the spotlight once again.

# fernando-alonso - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Italian Grand Prix: Hamilton recharges title bid with Monza win
# Formula 1
# Formula 1

Italian Grand Prix: Hamilton recharges title bid with Monza win

Sep 9th 2012, 3:31 PM 626 Views 0 Comments

Lewis Hamilton won his third Grand Prix of the season, beating Sergio Perez and Fernando Alonso in Monza.

# fernando-alonso - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Loyal: Alonso only wants to drive for Ferrari
# F1
# F1

Loyal: Alonso only wants to drive for Ferrari

Sep 5th 2012, 3:00 PM 418 Views 0 Comments

The Spaniard would love to race beyond 2016, but only if he’s decked out in red.

# fernando-alonso - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Hamilton wins Hungarian GP
# Winning
# Winning

Hamilton wins Hungarian GP

Jul 29th 2012, 3:45 PM 446 Views 2 Comments

Second victory of the Formula One season for the McLaren man.

# fernando-alonso - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Hamilton takes pole in Hungary
# F1
# F1

Hamilton takes pole in Hungary

Jul 28th 2012, 6:31 PM 454 Views 2 Comments

The McLaren driver recorded the fastest time in qualifying, while championship leader Fernando Alonso is back in sixth.

# fernando-alonso - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Alonso extends his lead with win at German Grand Prix
# F1
# F1

Alonso extends his lead with win at German Grand Prix

Jul 22nd 2012, 3:13 PM 355 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old Spaniard beat Sebastian Vettel and Jenson Button to seal the victory at Hockenheim.

# fernando-alonso - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Dominant Alonso takes Hockenheim pole
# Ferrari
# Ferrari

Dominant Alonso takes Hockenheim pole

Jul 21st 2012, 3:34 PM 278 Views 0 Comments

The Formula One championship leader moved to the top of the qualifying standings with a time of one minute, 40.904 seconds just before the clock ran out this afternoon.

# fernando-alonso - Friday 20 July, 2012

Button fastest at opening practice in Germany
# F1
# F1

Button fastest at opening practice in Germany

Jul 20th 2012, 11:50 AM 179 Views 0 Comments

Hamilton was next best while world championship leader, Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso of Spain, was third quickest.

# fernando-alonso - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Alonso grabs first pole position in two years at Silverstone
# British GP
# British GP

Alonso grabs first pole position in two years at Silverstone

Jul 7th 2012, 3:59 PM 388 Views 2 Comments

The inclement conditions were no match for the brilliant Spaniard.

# fernando-alonso - Friday 6 July, 2012

Hamilton fastest at rain-soaked Silverstone
# F1
# F1

Hamilton fastest at rain-soaked Silverstone

Jul 6th 2012, 5:23 PM 880 Views 1 Comment

On a soggy, puddle-strewn circuit at Silverstone, the 27-year-old Briton threw his McLaren around the track in thrilling fashion.

# fernando-alonso - Monday 25 June, 2012

The Morning Score: Monday
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Monday

Jun 25th 2012, 9:03 AM 374 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know this morning – apart from how to take a penalty like Andrea Pirlo.

# fernando-alonso - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Home favourite Fernando Alonso completes stunning win at European GP
# Thriller
# Thriller

Home favourite Fernando Alonso completes stunning win at European GP

Jun 24th 2012, 3:47 PM 579 Views 3 Comments

The Spaniard made it a weekend to remember in Spanish sport.

# fernando-alonso - Monday 11 June, 2012

Hamilton delighted with another Montreal win
# F1
# F1

Hamilton delighted with another Montreal win

Jun 11th 2012, 12:09 AM 184 Views 0 Comments

The McLaren driver took the lead in the drivers’ championship from Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso.

# fernando-alonso - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Button fastest in rain-hit Monaco practice
# F1
# F1

Button fastest in rain-hit Monaco practice

May 24th 2012, 4:11 PM 149 Views 0 Comments

Button clocked a time of one minute, 15.746 seconds on super-soft tyres at the iconic Monte Carlo street circuit before the rain began to fall.

# fernando-alonso - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Spanish GP: Maldonado scores famous win for Williams
# History
# History

Spanish GP: Maldonado scores famous win for Williams

May 13th 2012, 4:06 PM 193 Views 2 Comments

Pastor Maldonado’s maiden Grand Prix win gave the Williams team their first chequered flag since 2004.

# fernando-alonso - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Hamilton dominates Spanish GP qualifying
# F1
# F1

Hamilton dominates Spanish GP qualifying

May 12th 2012, 5:30 PM 140 Views 0 Comments

The Briton banished memories of McLaren’s inconsistent practice session to take pole ahead of Pastor Maldonaldo.

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