ARTICLES RELATING TO FERNANDO ALONSO

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.

Red Bull ready for war to keep Newey

2014-05-20 11:54

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

Alonso goes a year without a win

2014-05-13 08:25

'Unfortunately we were not in a position to fight for more wins,' said Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, following a year without a Formula 1 victory.

Alonso downplays Spanish GP podium

2014-05-09 09:46

Formula 1 leaders Mercedes singled out Ferrari as its main rival but Fernando Alonso was quick to downplay his chances of a top three finish at his home Spanish GP.

The day Senna grabbed F1's attention

2014-04-25 04:28

The late, great, Ayrton Senna had been around for a while before Formula 1 woke up to his genius. It was 1984, the place was Monaco, and the rain was pouring down...

Alonso praises Domenicali

2014-04-17 12:43

Fernando Alonso paid tribute to former Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali and admitted that he had not even spoken to the new chief at the helm.

Ferrari: Alonso has faith in fight-back

2014-04-08 10:49

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso has complete faith that he and team mate Kimi Raikkonen can still be title contenders.

 

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.

Red Bull ready for war to keep Newey

2014-05-20 08:10

Red Bull is ready to halt any plans made by Ferrari to persuade technical director Adrian Newey to join the team. How long will Red Bull be able to fight off Ferrari?

Alonso: 'Merc can win all F1 GP's'

2014-05-13 08:23

Mind games can derail a team's hopes of winning the Formula 1 Constructors' championship. Is F1 driver Fernando Alonso toying with Mercedes? Toto Wolff thinks otherwise...

Domenicali: From F1 to basketball?

2014-04-25 08:10

Former Ferrari F1 boss Stefano Domenicali has spent close to 30 years with the Maranello company. Now he could be starting a new career... in basketball.

2014 China GP: Alonso fastest in practice 1

2014-04-18 06:23

Ferrari has dominated during the opening practice session as Fernando Alonso was fastest and proved the team is a worthy contender for the 2014 contender's title. Watch out Mercedes?

F1 analysis: The 2014 season so far

2014-04-17 09:54

Formula 1 heads to Shanghai for the 2014 Chinese GP on April 20. Ahead of the race at the Shanghai International Circuit, we look back on the first three races of the season!

Ferrari: Alonso has faith in fight-back

2014-04-08 08:31

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso has complete faith that he and team mate Kimi Raikkonen can still be title contenders by the end of the 2014 Formula 1 season. Time will tell...

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