by dvo |
June 24, 2017 · 11:00 am
“Look at the positives, we always get to leave before the rush”
McLaren’s F1 drivers, Fernando Alonso and the other one, will start at the back until 2018, to stop them interrupting the race itself.
“Without this new rule,” says former F1 driver, David Coulthard “other cars taking grid penalties might push the McLarens further up the field, from where their woeful engines will make them dangerous, slow-moving mobile chicanes.”
Race organisers highlight another important safety issue; if, as seems likely, the McLarens need a push start, Continue reading →
by dvo |
April 17, 2017 · 2:34 pm
At some races, Alonso has resorted to hailing a cab
With Fernando Alonso complaining last weekend that he’s never raced with less power, McLaren are to swap their Honda engines for pedal power, coupled to a Shimano 16-speed gearset.
“We’re keeping the energy recovery battery set-up though,” said McLaren test driver Jenson Button “as that’s always given more power than Honda’s engine ever did.”
The semi-retired former world champion explained that his high-profile winter triathlon training was in fact a ruse, Continue reading →
by Perks |
March 6, 2015 · 2:45 pm
Alonso’s beard woke up decades in the past
Following his high speed accident in Barcelona last week, stylists have revealed Fernando Alonso’s beard woke up thinking it was 1975.
A proud wearer of facial fluff, Alonso went into turn 3 at the Circuit De Barcelona-Catalunya with a bit of morning stubble, but after colliding with a wall his beard came out having seemingly forgotten the past 40 years and slipped into a 70’s style.
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