According to the young, bright and highly successful folks at AUTOSPORT, Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has slated Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso for giving up mid-season.
Apparently Mr. Ecclestone wrote a forward for the 2013 season review and said:
“I’ve been a little disappointed in Fernando, because I’m a big supporter of him and Ferrari,” Ecclestone wrote in a foreword...
Fernando Alonso says Ferrari won't be able to contend for the Formula One title next year unless it finds a way to improve.
Heading into the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix, Alonso says he is proud to have already secured second place in the drivers' championship, but says Ferrari needs ''to do things better for next year'' if it wants to fight for the...
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13 days ago
If you were looking for a driver to fill your seat in 2014, you’d have to give serious consideration to Nico Hulkenberg—even Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso believes him to be one of the best drivers on the grid today:
“For me Nico is one of the best drivers on the grid,” Alonso said.
“I said that three years ago, and now everyone seems to have discovered him.
“He is doing...
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso posted the fastest time in the first practice session at U.S. Grand Prix, followed closely by McLaren's Jenson Button in a session first delayed by fog and then interrupted and shortened because the medical helicopter was late to arrive.
Alonso drove the Circuit of the Americas in 1 minute, 38.343 seconds. That was 0.0028 seconds faster than Button...
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21 days ago
Fernando Alonso has passed a post-race medical exam for concussion after experiencing over 25g’s in his off-track excursion passing Toro Rosso’s Jean-Eric Vergne. That’s a huge impact but Fernando told AUTOSPORT:
“I still have all my teeth after the impact,” Alonso said.
“My back is obviously in pain a little bit because it was a big hit.”
Twitter user Luis Garcia...
Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso avoided penalty Sunday after having a close call with Toro Rosso’s Jean-Eric Vergne. Race stewards released an official statement of the incident:
“While car #3 did leave the track at Turn 3-4 the stewards believe that he had no choice, as car #18 closed on him,”
“Car #18 was at the end of his stint with worn tyres and was fully committed to...
McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh is interested in luring Fernando Alonso away from Ferrari and bringing him back to McLaren.
While Whitmarsh believes the current driver pairing of Jenson Button and Sergio Perez is likely to remain next season, neither has signed a contract for 2014, and Kimi Raikkonen's move to Ferrari has created speculation of Alonso being unsettled...
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September 20, 2013
Fernando Alonso says he has to start scoring big points again in order to keep his title challenge on track.
Alonso finished only seventh in Monaco, and with a couple of other bad races behind him, he is losing touch with leader Sebastian Vettel.
"We were hoping for some consistent results," said Alonso in Canada on Thursday. "But in Monaco we did not pick up so...