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Le Mans: Fernando Alonso to start from pole after Kazuki Nakajima sets fastest time

Fernando Alonso will start his first Le Mans 24 Hours from pole after team-mate Kazuki Nakajima qualified fastest. The Japanese, an ex-Williams Formula 1 driver, set a lap in final qualifying on Thursday two seconds faster than the best achieved ...

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Le Mans: Toyota deny plan to ensure Alonso wins

Toyota have denied they are heading into the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend with a plan to ensure Fernando Alonso wins if possible. Favourites Toyota have never won Le Mans and because of Alonso’s fame, if his car won, ...

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Canada GP: Jolyon Palmer column – will McLaren's problems see Alonso leave F1?

F1 driver Jolyon Palmer, who left Renault at the end of 2017, joins the BBC team this season to offer insight and analysis from the point of view of the competitors. This was supposed to be the year McLaren would ...

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Canadian GP: Fernando Alonso says I am one of F1's best ever

Fernando Alonso says he is one of the best ever Formula 1 drivers, as he celebrates his 300th grand prix in Canada this weekend. The McLaren driver, whose future in F1 is up in the air, was reflecting on a ...

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Canadian Grand Prix: Fernando Alonso says Montreal a 'tough circuit' for McLaren

McLaren are braced for a difficult race at this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix. The team feel the Montreal circuit, where straights and slow corners predominate, will expose their car’s two biggest weaknesses, which are in those areas. Sunday’s race will ...

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'It was super-unexciting' – Hamilton & Alonso bemoan 'boring' race

Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso criticised the Monaco Grand Prix – saying it was “not really racing” and “the most boring race ever”. Drivers were lapping several seconds off the pace as they managed tyres to ensure they were able ...

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F1 gossip: Berlin, Mercedes, Ferrari, Sainz, Magnussen, Alonso, Hulkenberg, Alonso

Wednesday, 23 May Formula 1’s chief executive Chase Carey says Berlin could host the German Grand Prix in the future. This year’s race takes place in Hockenheim but there is no deal in place for 2019.(F1 Today) Renault’s Carlos Sainz ...

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F1 gossip: Bottas, Alonso, Vettel, Ricciardo, Honda

Friday, 18 May Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas wants “at least” a two-year Mercedes deal to firm up his Formula 1 future. (Motorsport.com) Fernando Alonso believes McLaren are now a match for Haas and Renault, despite finishing behind both in the ...

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World Endurance Championship: Fernando Alonso wins on debut

Fernando Alonso made a winning start to his FIA World Endurance Championship career with victory in the Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. The 36-year-old McLaren F1 driver teamed up with Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima to win his first major race ...

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Chelsea's Alonso to miss FA Cup semi-final after being given three-match ban

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso has been given a three-match ban for violent conduct after a tackle on Shane Long in Saturday’s 3-2 win at Southampton. He will miss Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final against the same opponents at Wembley, plus Premier ...

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