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Teams could boycott Melbourne over Alonso crash

Formula 1 teams are threatening to boycott unless clearer information about Fernando Alonso's mysterious testing crash is revealed. That is the claim of Sport Bild, after McLaren-Honda's star driver...
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Boullier says McLaren-Honda targeting wins soon

McLaren-Honda is determined to reach the top step of the podium "as soon as possible" according to team boss Eric Boullier, despite a high profile troubled winter for the new British-Japanese...
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Only doctor’s advice prevented Hakkinen comeback

Not one but two potential comebacks for double Formula 1 world champion Mika Hakkinen never transpired due to health reasons. It was already known that, three years after his 2001 retirement, the Finn...
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No show in Melbourne so Alonso trains for Malaysia

Recovering McLaren driver Fernando Alonso has returned to physical training in preparation for the start of his 2015 Formula 1 world championship campaign in Malaysia. The Spaniard is sitting out the...
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Formula 1 world intrigued by Alonso injury saga

Opinions in the world of Formula 1 has been split down the middle by the Fernando Alonso crash saga which continues to be a subject of much debate and intrigue. In one camp are those who back the...
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Alonso wishes Magnussen best of luck for Melbourne

Fernando Alonso says he can understand why he has been sidelined for the Australian Grand Prix, and wished McLaren reserve Kevin Magnussen who will replace in him Melbourne the best of luck. McLaren on...
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Alonso will not race at Australian Grand Prix

Fernando Alonso will sit out next weekend's season opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. McLaren announced the news on Tuesday, despite insisting the Spaniard has been checked by doctors in the...
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Speculation over cause of Alonso crash rages

A second week has begun with the speculation surrounding Fernando Alonso's testing crash in Barcelona still hogging the headlines. The most important issue, of course, is the McLaren-Honda driver's...
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Honda engine now fully homologated

After a troubled winter, 2015 Formula 1 newcomer Honda has now locked in McLaren's power unit for this year's campaign. It has completed only a fraction of the running of frontrunners like Mercedes over...
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McLaren confident Alonso will be on Melbourne grid

McLaren boss Eric Boullier is confident the Woking team will not be without its star driver Fernando Alonso for the Australian Grand Prix season opener in two weeks. The recovering Fernando Alonso's...
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McLaren: We just need to improve our reliability

Test and reserve driver Kevin Magnussen deputised for Fernando Alonso in Barcelona today, completing a useful test programme – as well as providing an always-useful additional opinion on the...