Tag Archives: Fernando Alonso

Racing driver Alonso and Johnson to swap cars at end of F1 season

11 November, 2018 9:48 am 9:48 am

MANAMA (Reuters) – Twice Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso and seven-times NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson announced in a playful video that they will swap rides at the Bahrain International Circuit a day after the end of the F1 season. Spaniard Alonso, who will retire from F1 after the season finale at Abu Dhabi on … Read More

Alonso move to IndyCar would be fantastic, drivers say

08 August, 2018 9:36 am 9:36 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – If double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso moves to IndyCar next year it would be fantastic for the sport, two of the US circuit’s top drivers said. The 37-year-old Spaniard is retiring from Formula One at the end of the season and all signs point to him racing in the … Read More

Sainz to replace Alonso at McLaren next year

08 August, 2018 9:02 am 9:02 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Carlos Sainz has signed a multi-year deal to replace Fernando Alonso at McLaren from the 2019 Formula One season, the team confirmed . Double world champion Alonso announced his retirement from the sport on Tuesday, ending months of speculation about his future. Sainz will enter his fifth season of Formula 1 when … Read More