LE MANS, France - Fernando Alonso won the 24 Hours Le Mans endurance race for the second straight year after the Toyota Gazoo team's other car came unstuck on Sunday.It was the two-time Formula One champion's last ...
Jun 17, 2019
INDIANAPOLIS - McLaren offered to buy Fernando Alonso a seat in the Indianapolis 500, but the Formula One champion told the team he was uncomfortable replacing a driver who had earned a spot in the race.Alonso, with McLaren, failed to qualify for ...
May 21, 2019
MADRID - Former Formula One champion Fernando Alonso has taken a test drive in the Toyota Hilux truck that won the Dakar Rally this year.The Spanish driver was in South Africa for the test along with former Dakar Rally champion Giniel de ...
Mar 28, 2019
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - The Rolex 24 at Daytona didn't need Fernando Alonso to make it a world-class event. The sports car race already ranks among the most prestigious on the motorsports calendar.It doesn't hurt to have ...
Jan 27, 2018
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - Fernando Alonso needed just three laps around Daytona International Speedway to recognize the magnitude of one of auto racing's iconic venues.The Formula One star is entered in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, one of the most ...
Jan 6, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas - Formula One driver Fernando Alonso has put an end to the uncertainty by extending his contract with McLaren to the 2018 season.The two-time F1 champion's current three-year contract ends this year and the 36-year- ...
Oct 20, 2017
SINGAPORE - Fernando Alonso could end up staying at McLaren.Amid growing speculation that McLaren will split with Honda and work with Renault as its engine supplier next year, the two-time Formula One champion hinted he is prepared to continue with the ...
Sep 15, 2017
MONTREAL - Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso would like a better engine. He wants to keep the schedule the same, rather than add a handful of races. And he wouldn't mind it if things were a bit more ...
Jun 9, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS - Surrounded by cameras and flashing cellphones, Fernando Alonso picked up a carton of milk and took a huge swig.For much of the Indianapolis 500, it looked like the two-time Formula One champion would have a chance to perform the ...
May 29, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS - At the end of 500 miles around Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it was a former Formula One driver who took the checkered flag.He even drove for Andretti Autosport.It just wasn't Fernando Alonso.Takuma Sato became the first Japanese ...
May 28, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS - One of IndyCar's all-time greats will lead the field to green at the Indianapolis 500.All eyes, though, will be one row behind Scott Dixon as Fernando Alonso makes his debut in "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing." Alonso ...
May 27, 2017
MONACO - Jenson Button's one-off return to Formula One racing at the Monaco Grand Prix got off to a mixed start during practice on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).There was frustration, an audacious overtaking move on former teammate Lewis Hamilton ...
May 26, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS - For a few brief moments on Sunday (Monday, Manila time), Fernando Alonso was on top of the IndyCar world.The two-time Formula One champion conquered an unexpected engine change and Indianapolis' usually tricky 2 1/2-mile oval with ...
May 22, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS - Ed Carpenter turned a tough draw into a winning hand on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Now he has to do it all over again.The only full-time owner-driver in the IndyCar Series took advantage of a cooling early evening ...
May 21, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS - A rear suspension problem limited two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso to just 20 laps in Monday's opening Indianapolis 500 practice (Tuesday, Manila time).The Spanish driver posted a fast lap of 223.205 mph and was 19th ...
May 16, 2017
MONTMELO, Spain - Fernando Alonso is giving McLaren's struggling Formula One team six months to give him a competitive car.If not, the two-time former champion says he will be looking for another team, or even to abandon F1 altogether." ...
May 12, 2017
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Fernando Alonso is on a personal "Indy 500 adventure" that is both a labor of love and ambition for the two-time Formula One champion.The Spaniard will attempt to run the Indianapolis 500 next month, and hopefully, someday, the ...
Apr 24, 2017
SAKHIR, Bahrain - Fernando Alonso must already be counting down the days until the Indianapolis 500, given how frustrating Formula One has become for the Spaniard.The two-time F1 champion is making his IndyCar debut on May 28, and it probably can&# ...
Apr 16, 2017
SAKHIR, Bahrain - With a grin of excitement, Fernando Alonso explained how his crash course for the Indianapolis 500 will include watching old footage on flights between Formula One races.The two-time F1 champion will compete in IndyCar for the first time ...
Apr 14, 2017
TWO-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso is confident that in short time he can get up to speed for the Indianapolis 500, even though he has never before raced in IndyCar or on a superspeedway.So are the IndyCar drivers Alonso ...
Apr 13, 2017
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