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Nate Saunders

Alonso: 'Tomorrow we will not be ninth'

Fernando Alonso thinks there are 'many things' behind his surprising ninth-place finish in FP2 and thinks McLaren should not expect a repeat from qualifying on Saturday.

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Nate Saunders

Painful 2015 was 'necessary' for Alonso

Fernando Alonso says difficult first season with McLaren-Honda has only served to return his motivation and hunger to win a third world championship before he retires.

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Nate Saunders

Honda: McLaren relationship stronger than ever

Honda motorsport boss Yashuisa Arai says relationship with McLaren has 'become stronger' throughout 2015 despite the big problems encountered by the partnership this year.

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Laurence Edmondson

Honda's ideas are 'very unique' - Alonso

Fernando Alonso says it will be very difficult for Honda's rivals to copy its ideas once the Japanese manufacturer starts to perform.

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Laurence Edmondson

McLaren: Mercedes' 2017 safety concerns are 'desperate'

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier believes Mercedes is trying to protect its current advantage by casting doubts over the safety of Formula One's planned rule changes in 2017.

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Nate Saunders

Finishing was top priority for Alonso

Fernando Alonso just happy to finish the Brazilian Grand Prix after suffering 'strange' power problems during the race.

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Laurence Edmondson

Alonso: McLaren will be 'very competitive' in 2016

Fernando Alonso would be surprised if McLaren does not return to the front of the field next season, such is his belief that the team will turn its fortunes around over the winter.

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Nate Saunders

Alonso 'still seeing progress' at McLaren

Fernando Alonso insists McLaren has shown progress 'in every area' -- albeit minimal -- in recent races and expects that to continue in Brazil.

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Nate Saunders

Button to drive at Race of Champions

Jenson Button becomes the sixth driver from the current grid to sign up for the head-to-head Race of Champions event at London's Olympic Stadium.

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Nate Saunders

Vandoorne secures Super Formula test

Newly-crowned GP2 champion set for rookie test on November 25 with McLaren looking for best options if it cannot secure him an F1 race seat next season.

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Nate Saunders

Alonso: I started out of respect for fans

Fernando Alonso reveals McLaren knew it had terminal MGU-H problem before the Mexican Grand Prix but started to put a show on for the fans.

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Laurence Edmondson

More McLaren grid penalties ahead of Mexican GP

Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso are likely to start the Mexican Grand Prix from the back row of the grid after making engine and gearbox changes.

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