Inevitably, Carlos Sainz will be compared to his fellow Spaniard Fernando Alonso this season, as his direct replacement in the McLaren team for 2019.
Fernando Alonso is a Spanish Formula 1 driver who is in his last Formula 1 season. Currently driving for McLaren, Alonso made his debut in Formula 1 with Minardi in 2001. Renault signed the Spaniard in 2003 and he became world champion in 2005 and 2006 at the French team. In 2007, the Spanish driver left for McLaren, where he became teammates with Lewis Hamilton. He signed on at Ferrari in 2010, where he had a chance to win the world title but never did. Alonso returned to McLaren in 2015 but the hoped-for result has never come to fruition. Fernando Alonso is still seen as one of the best drivers in the history of Formula One.He will retire from F1 at the end of 2018.
Fernando Alonso latest news
Alonso still in line to drive for McLaren in 2019
McLaren are still open to the idea of Fernando Alonso being involved with the team in 2019 and it is likely that he will be a reserve driver....
McLaren test for Alonso not set in stone
Rumours that Fernando Alonso may test the 2019 car during winter testing have not been confirmed by the team.
Alonso one step closer to testing for McLaren?
Fernando Alonso has been spotted at McLarens Woking base, creating speculation that he could be involved in the team's winter testing.
Alonso backs Leclerc to end Mercedes dominance
Fernando Alonso has backed new Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc to bring an end to the dominance that has been carried out in recent seasons by Mercedes.
Alonso feels that Mercedes downfall is close
Fernando Alonso feels that the era of Mercedes dominance is coming to an end.
Alonso still open to F1 return but has no 2020 plans
Fernando Alonso spent 17 glorious years in Formula 1, winning two world titles before retiring from the sport in 2019, but the Spaniard is ruling...
Alonso eyes 2020 as the year to win his third Formula 1 World Title
Fernando Alonso wants to win a third Formula 1 World Title in 2020.
Alonso advises Mick Schumacher: "Learn to walk before you can run"
Former F1 driver Fernando Alonso has given Mick Schumacher some valuable advice, as the Spaniard warned Michael Schumacher's son that he "has...
Alonso identifies driver to watch in 2019: "His story is incredible"
He might not be in Formula 1 anymore, but Fernando Alonso will be keeping a close eye on the sport nonetheless, and especially on the development...
Would Alonso beat Hamilton if they swapped seats?
The fall from the top Fernando Alonso suffered in the latter part of his career was a sad one for any F1 fan and Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino...
Alonso and Hamilton in sight for electric series Extreme E
Formula E founder Alejandro Agag and Gil de Ferran have their sights on getting Formula 1 World Champions Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton...
Extreme E are looking for Formula 1 talent and have their eyes on Alonso and Hamilton
New electric racing series Extreme E eyes up the stars of Formula 1 as potential racing talent.
Alonso reportedly set for McLaren test
It has been reported that Alonso could be testing for McLaren in the winter tests in Barcelona.
Alonso aiming for more success in different disciplines
F1, Le Mans, WEC, Daytona, what can’t Fernando Alonso do? He seems to be a man that can drive anything, just put him behind the wheel and...
Alonso surprised with busy schedule: "Maybe I'll return to F1 to rest!"
Despite ditching a hectic 21-race calendar, Fernando Alonso suggests Formula 1 is a "rest" compared to his schedule in 2019. The 37-year-old...
Alonso "very, very proud" after winning 24 Hours of Daytona
After winning the 24 Hours of Daytona, former Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso has expressed how proud he is of his team for winning the event,...
Fernando Alonso wins in Daytona as Rolex 24 Hours ends under red flag
Fernando Alonso took victory in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona as part of the Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R #10 team. Alonso with teammates...
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