Fernando Alonso is F1′s shock world championship leader, after Malaysian rain shook up the order at Sepang.
“It’s a tough time for us at the moment, but we will remember this day,” said the Ferrari driver, who finished ahead of another surprise podium-sitter, Sauber’s Sergio Perez. Read more... (277 words, estimated 1:06 mins reading time)
Fernando Alonso has kicked off the new 2012 season with a ‘Samurai’ tattoo on his neck and back, Marca sports newspaper reports. Publishing a photo of the artwork on the Ferrari driver’s neck, the Spanish publication said the tattoo features Japanese characters. Read more... (78 words, estimated 19 secs reading time)
Fernando Alonso is F1′s ‘driver of the decade’, according to Pedro de la Rosa. The HRT driver said that, in his opinion, his Spanish countryman has been even better in F1′s modern history than Michael Schumacher, who won every world championship between 2000 and 2004. Read more... (140 words, estimated 34 secs reading time)
An ear infection has forced Spanish hero Fernando Alonso to cut short his Friday morning practice for this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang.
The double world champion did only a few laps this morning and responsibilities then fell to team-mate Nelson Piquet Jr. Read more... (178 words, 1 image, estimated 43 secs reading time)
Fernando Alonso has said that the 14th April FIA decision on whether Brawn, Toyota and Williams’ rear diffuser designs are legal or not could effectively decide the world championship. Read more... (255 words, 1 image, estimated 1:01 mins reading time)
After venting his frustration in qualifying when a fuel problem dropped him out of the running, Fernando Alonso struggled to conceal his delight on Sunday after storming to victory in the inaugural Singapore Grand Prix. Read more... (265 words, 1 image, estimated 1:04 mins reading time)
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Double world champion gives Singapore’s Marina Bay a christening to remember after winning dramatic inaugural night race;
Ferrari incompetence in the pits puts Hamilton in pole position for the title.
He said he needed a miracle. And on lap 15 it came, his team-mate ironically the bearer. Read more... (1169 words, 1 image, estimated 4:41 mins reading time)
Fernando Alonso struggled to conceal his frustration at dropping out of qualifying in Singapore, and now he reckons he will need a miracle to claw his way into the points.
The Spaniard went quickest of all in the opening practice sessions and looked well placed to challenge for the front two rows of the grid in qualifying. Read more... (486 words, 1 image, estimated 1:57 mins reading time)
Fernando Alonso set the quickest time of the weekend in final practice as the teams and drivers prepare for a critical qualifying session ahead of the inaugural Singapore Grand Prix. Read more... (495 words, 1 image, estimated 1:59 mins reading time)
Having recently hinted that he might stay with Renault for the 2009 season, Fernando Alonso has said that he wouldn’t rule out a return to McLaren-Mercedes sometime in the future.
Talking to the Spanish press, Alonso explained, “I am someone who never says something is impossible but a lot of things would have to change. Read more... (128 words, 1 image, estimated 31 secs reading time)