Alonso slams latest return to McLaren reports 5 October, 2013 Fernando Alonso was a McLaren driver in 2007 Fernando Alonso has slammed latest reports speculating that a move to McLaren for 2014 is still a possibility for the Spaniard. Some Italian journalists, as well as British broadcaster Sky, said that despite the initial speculation having faded in recent weeks, Alonso’s departure from Ferrari to re-join his 2007 employer McLaren is still on the cards. “If Alonso was free, we would still be interested,” Germany’s Auto Motor Sport quoted McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh as saying in Korea. Alonso, however, hit back at the latest reports, “People write what they want. I can’t do any more than say that I am staying at Ferrari.” (GMM) Subbed by AJN. Reports on GrandPrix247.com by: staff & contributors, Reuters syndication, GMM service, Formula 1 teams, sponsors & organisations.