McLaren News

Fernando Alonso to test for McLaren F1 team in ambassador role

Fernando Alonso will test McLaren's 2019 Formula One car and assist race drivers in a new ambassadorial role, the team announced on Wednesday.

McLaren will keep Fernando Alonso on speed dial, says Zak Brown

Fernando Alonso is leaving Formula One after Sunday's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix but McLaren say they will not hesitate to seek his services again if needed.


McLaren ready for 'attack mode', says buoyed Fernando Alonso

Alonso is set to be promoted to 10th on the grid for Sunday's race if Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas is handed a penalty for a gearbox change after a crash during Q3.

All eyes on McLaren, a year on from test nightmare

A year ago, the sport's second most successful team endured a nightmare that led to a split with engine partner Honda and has been chronicled in a recently released Amazon Prime documentary series.

McLaren show true colours as new car unveiled

McLaren showed their true colours on Friday with a new papaya orange and blue Formula One car.

McLaren drivers face hefty penalties in Mexico

Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne have incurred hefty grid penalties for engine changes.


McLaren leave Honda’s home race empty-handed

McLaren and Honda, who dominated Formula One in the late 1980s, are separating at the end of the season.

F1 needs two races in China, says McLaren boss

McLaren executive director Zak Brown suggested the calendar should feature an updated 'Asian Tour' grouping the key races in the region -- Japan, Singapore, China and other venues to be determined such as Thailand.

Formula One: Fernando Alonso back at McLaren, gets Jenson Button as partner

Alonso will look to revive his career after finishing sixth in last season's drivers' championship.

Fernando Alonso returns to McLaren, Jenson Button retained

Alonso's departure from Ferrari after five seasons and return to his former team was widely expected.