ARTICLES RELATING TO FERNANDO ALONSO

Alonso hits back at Ferrari's Mattiacci

2014-11-23 13:58

Fernando Alonso has hit back at Ferrari boss Marco Mattiacci for saying Sebastian Vettel would "bring the utmost motivation and commitment" to the when he replaces the Alonso..

Ferrari goes to Alonso's head

2014-11-20 18:00

Fernando Alonso will wear a specially designed helmet in his final race for Ferrari in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Alonso quits Ferrari, Vettel signs

2014-11-20 13:30

Sebastian Vettel admitted he hopes to emulate Michael Schumacher after being announced as a Ferrari driver for next season.

Vettel: 'Ferrari delay not Alonso's fault'

2014-11-19 09:30

Sebastian Vettel is adamant that he is Ferrari's new driver for 2015, despite the team keeping mum on the official announcement and since Fernando Alonso has not yet signed a contract with a new team.

Button: 'Love for racing' trumps cash

2014-11-11 08:42

Jenson Button's Formula 1 future is at stake with the news of Fernando Alonso possibly joining McLaren in 2015. But Button is hoping that 'love' will be the deciding factor...

Alonso set for McLaren switch?

2014-11-10 16:03

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso is set to join McLaren, according to a report on the Autosport magazine website.

Weber: 'Vettel not so strong as Alonso'

2014-10-22 09:04

Michael Schumacher's former manager doubts Sebastian Vettel can emulate the F1 legend's success at Ferrari - and Ferrari engineers are unhappy with its 2015 car, codenamed '666'.

New Ferrari boss: 'Time to kick some ass'

2014-10-17 09:38

Ferrari's new president, Sergio Marchionne, insists the struggling team must "kick some ass and we've got to do it quickly".

Alonso drops hint: 'It's so obvious'

2014-10-12 21:30

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso has dropped a big hint about his future after Sunday's Russian Grand Prix in Sochi, saying once it's revealed it would have been "obvious".

F1: Alonso to take a break in 2015?

2014-10-12 08:47

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso has played down speculation that he could take a year out of Formula One next season.

Alonso backs closed cockpits tests

2014-10-10 08:58

In the wake of Jules Bianchi's life-threatening collision at the Japanese Grand Prix, Ferrari's Fernando Alonso has backed calls for the sport to test closed cockpits in a bid for safer racing.

Alonso misses UCI deadline

2014-10-08 18:15

Formula One driver Fernando Alonso has missed his chance to register a professional cycling team for the 2015 season.

Briatore eyeing Lotus swop for Alonso?

2014-09-25 11:29

More speculation is surrounding Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso's future. Might he be filling a seat at struggling Lotus in 2015?

Alonso: 'The car is getting better'

2014-09-21 18:58

Ferrari drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso were optimistic for the future after the much-changed team showed signs of progress with both drivers earning points at the 2014 Singapore GP.

2014 Singapore GP: Alonso sets the pace

2014-09-19 14:04

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso set the pace during the first practice session ahead of the 2014 Singapore GP.

F1 bans pit-radio tips for drivers

2014-09-11 08:19

You know those cheerful little radio messages 'twixt pit and driver that lighten up F1 racing? Well, they're now banned, starting with the 2014 Singapore F1 GP on Sept 21.

Electrical bugs hit Lewis' 2nd practice

2014-09-05 17:02

Has bad luck struck Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton already? Electrical gremlins held up the driver during second practice on Friday for Sunday's 2014 Italian F1 GP.

Ferrari doubts Merc can be caught by '15

2014-09-05 10:19

Ferrari might change "every part" of its Formula 1 cars for the 2015 season but even that might not be enough to catch up with Mercedes, says the team boss.

Ricciardo wins chaotic Hungarian GP

2014-07-27 17:25

Daniel Ricciardo charged to a thrilling 2014 Hungarian GP victory, as a drenched track caused chaos among Formula 1 championship leaders.

Alonso: 'You can do it, Kimi!'

2014-07-22 07:45

Fernando Alonso has hinted that he can't carry the team alone and that the Maranello team needs his fellow driver Kimi Raikkonen to try harder.

Ferrari to exit F1 for Le Mans?

2014-06-17 11:25

"Of course, we cannot do sports-car racing and F1. It's not possible," Ferrari team president Luca di Montezemolo said.

Hamilton spotted at Maranello - reports

2014-06-13 08:51

Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has been spotted in Maranello, home of Ferrari. Some reports said he was shopping for cars - others were more suspicious...

Has Ferrari thrown in the towel?

2014-06-06 11:36

Ferrari seem to have given up on the 2014 season. The team - and Fernando Alonso - are moving their focus to 2015. Will it be better?

Monaco: Alonso quickest in the wet

2014-05-23 10:14

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso topped the time sheets during a rain-soaked second practice session ahead of the 2014 Monaco GP.

Alonso: 'Red Bull will take Monaco'

2014-05-21 09:00

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso has little hope of reaching the podium at the 2014 Monaco Formula 1 GP but says the dominating Mercedes team should to watch out for Red Bull.

 

Kimi sees F1 fun times ahead with Seb

2014-11-21 08:01

Ferrari's soon-to-be-former team mates Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso were said to be a 'fire-and-ice' duo; now 'the Iceman' sees only fun ahead with Sebastian Vettel.

Official! Alonso out, Seb in at Ferrari

2014-11-20 13:31

Ferrari has announced - at last - that quadruple Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel will replace Fernando Alonso at Ferrari in 2015. He's signed a three-year deal.

McLaren delays driver news to December

2014-11-19 12:11

The long wait... McLaren has delayed the announcement of its drivers for 2015 until December - putting a halt to the train of expected announcements from other teams.

Vettel: 'Kimi and I will be just fine'

2014-11-17 08:35

Red Bull's reigning F1 champion Sebastian Vettel is eager to switch to Ferrari, impatient for the announcement and looking forward to Kimi Raikkonen as team mate.

Alonso set for McLaren switch?

2014-11-11 07:54

Fernando Alonso is set to join McLaren, with the former Ferrari drivers move due to be confirmed before the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP on November 23, according to a report by Autosport.

McLaren pushing Alonso for job decision

2014-11-06 10:26

Fernando Alonso, whose five-year deal at Ferrari appears to be over, is running out of time to decide whether return to McLaren. If accepted, he could be tied to a two-year, R976m contract!

Massa: Kimi's problem is 'psychological'

2014-10-21 10:37

"I think Kimi's problem is psychological. I also suffered a lot when Alonso arrived," comments Williams' Felipe Massa on Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen's poor form in 2014.

Montezemolo: 'Alonso wants to win again'

2014-10-16 08:30

Fernando Alonso is leaving Ferrari at the end of 2014 because he needs to be winning again, says the Formula 1 team's ex-chairman Luca di Montezemolo.

F1 to test speed limits in Austin

2014-10-12 20:54

F1 looks set to test new software and procedures, in two weeks out in Austin, US, that will automatically limit the speed of the cars through double-waved yellow flag zones.

F1 drivers back speed limit proposals

2014-10-12 07:43

Formula 1 drivers have backed proposals to introduce a 'virtual pace car' or automatic speed limiter that would force the entire field to slow when yellow warning flags are waved.

Alonso backs closed cockpits

2014-10-09 16:20

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso has added his voice to calls for F1 to consider the introduction of closed cockpits.

Alonso in talks with Ferrari top brass

2014-10-03 08:20

"Fernando Alonso is in Japan discussing his future at Ferrari," reports the team's outgoing president, Luca Di Montezemolo, as the hopes to retain the Formula 1 ace for the 2015 season.

Alonso's Ferrari seat: Smoke becomes fire?

2014-09-23 10:46

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso has emphasised his loyalty to the Italian team despite rumours that won't go away. Now the company's boss has added fuel to the fire...

Alonso: 'Podium is closer than ever'

2014-09-20 18:29

Fernando Alonso is cautiously optimistic that he can collect a rare podium finish after his stuttering Ferrari surprised him with its competitiveness in qualifying for the 2014 Singapore GP.

Frustrated Alonso defends Ferrari... again

2014-09-19 08:34

Ferrari ace Fernando Alonso has had a heartfelt outburst aimed at putting an end to seat-swop rumours and unifying the team.

Alonso denies McLaren talks

2014-09-07 10:43

The Formula 1 'silly season' is rife with rumours of drivers swopping teams. Ferrari's Fernando Alonso says snubs one such story about moving to McLaren.

Alonso: "I never had problem with Lewis"

2014-09-05 11:18

A diplomatic Fernando Alonso has said he never had an issue with former team mate Lewis Hamilton during their time at McLaren in 2007.

Alonso offered R343m to switch teams?

2014-09-03 08:05

Speculation continues about Fernando Alonso’s title-less tenure at Ferrari as rumours suggest he's been offered R343-million to switch teams.

Alonso has high praise for Ricciardo

2014-07-22 14:16

F1 drivers Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel could do nothing but complain about each other at Silverstone. In Germany, Alonso had only high praise for Red Bull's rising star Daniel Ricciardo.

Mattiacci: Change under way at Ferrari

2014-07-08 08:26

Ferrari team principal Marco Mattiacci says 2015 will show a different Formula 1 team from Maranello - changes are already being made. Who's getting the chop?

Ferrari to exit F1 for Le Mans?

2014-06-17 08:01

"Of course, we cannot do sports-car racing and F1. It's not possible," Ferrari team president Luca di Montezemolo hints that team could turn exit F1 to Le Mans by 2020.

2014 Canada GP: Alonso tops first practice

2014-06-06 19:57

Ferrari Drivers' champion Fernando Alonso came out guns blazing for the first free practice session of the 2014 Canadian Formula 1 GP on Friday.

Montreal GP: Round 7 of Lewis v. Nico

2014-06-06 08:29

Mercedes team mates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton will resume their riveting battle at the 2014 Canadian GP.

Monaco: Alonso quickest in the wet

2014-05-22 16:08

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso topped the time sheets during a rain-soaked second practice session ahead of the 2014 Monaco GP.

Red Bull ready for war to keep Newey

2014-05-20 11:56

Red Bull is ready to halt any plans made by Ferrari to persuade technical director Adrian Newey to join the team.

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