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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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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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French Open 2018: Novak Djokovic beats Fernando Verdasco to reach quarter-finals

French Open 2018 Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 27 May-10 June Coverage: Daily live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and app. Novak Djokovic strengthened his claims as a French Open contender by ...

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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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Miami Open: Nick Kyrgios & Fernando Verdasco row after Australian's 'lose' tweet

Nick Kyrgios and Spain’s Fernando Verdasco traded insults on social media after the Australian said he wanted his Tour rival to lose at the Miami Open. Kyrgios called Verdasco “the saltiest dude” as the Spaniard argued with Thanasi Kokkinakis during ...

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Miami Open: Nick Kyrgios & Fernando Verdasco row after Australian's 'lose' tweet

Nick Kyrgios and Spain’s Fernando Verdasco traded insults on social media after the Australian said he wanted his Tour rival to lose at the Miami Open. Kyrgios called Verdasco “the saltiest dude” as the Spaniard argued with Thanasi Kokkinakis during ...

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Fernando Alonso considered quitting F1 at end of season

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso has said he considered quitting Formula 1 at the end of last season. In the wake of three years of poor results with struggling McLaren, the Spaniard pondered switching full-time to IndyCar or endurance racing. ...

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Formula 1 testing: McLaren's Fernando Alonso second on last day in Barcelona

Fernando Alonso set the second fastest time on the final day of pre-season testing to end two difficult weeks for McLaren on a high. The two-time champion was 0.563 seconds slower than Kimi Raikkonen, who ensured Ferrari topped the times ...

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Fernando Alonso: World Endurance Championship race moved so F1 star can compete

Fernando Alonso will take part in all rounds of the World Endurance Championship this year after a race was moved to accommodate him. The two-time F1 world champion is dove-tailing his F1 commitments for McLaren with racing for Toyota in ...

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