May 25 (GMM) Fernando Alonso could be plotting a potential return to Ferrari for 2019.
While the Spaniard seems happy at McLaren, he has not won a race since leaving Ferrari at the end of 2014.
Now a rumour is swirling in the Monaco paddock that, last time out at Barcelona, Alonso’s management supremo Flavio Briatore lined up a meeting with Ferrari.
Alonso’s current McLaren contract is believed to have ‘out’ clauses at the end of each season.
“I think our situation is the same as everyone’s,” McLaren executive Zak Brown said at Monaco when asked about Alonso’s future.
“We’re all talking to our drivers, and probably talking to each other’s drivers to a certain extent up and down the pitlane,” he added.
“We’re now back in Europe, and it’s usually around the summertime that things start really taking shape as far as our conversations with Fernando. I think he’ll let us know what he wants to do pretty soon,” said Brown.
26/05/2018 Alonso to Indycar rumour emerges May 26 (GMM) The next rumour regarding Fernando Alonso's future has emerged in the Monaco paddock.
Earlier, with McLaren's Zak Brown saying he wants to keep the Spaniard, it emerged that […]
01/03/2019 McLaren drivers back driving role for Alonso Mar.1 (GMM) McLaren's race drivers do not have a problem with Fernando Alonso testing their car in 2019.
Alonso, who quit the team and sport at the end of last year but is now a test […]
11/06/2017 No McLaren Indycar team for now – Brown Jun.11 (GMM) Zak Brown has played down rumours McLaren could launch a full-time Indycar team.
Fernando Alonso was recently competitive as he skipped Monaco to do the Indy 500, with a […]
22/07/2018 McLaren admits interest in Sainz Jul.22 (GMM) McLaren has admitted it considers Carlos Sainz as a potential team driver for 2019.
Fernando Alonso's current teammate, Stoffel Vandoorne, has been the slowest driver all […]
15/05/2017 Alonso heads straight from F1 to Indy May 15 (GMM) Fernando Alonso saw the chequered flag and almost immediately jumped on a private jet after his home Spanish grand prix late on Sunday.
F1 fans will not see the Spaniard at […]
30/05/2017 Alonso may not do 2018 Indy 500 – Brown May 30 (GMM) Fernando Alonso might not return to do next year's Indy 500.
That is the news from Zak Brown, the new McLaren executive who engineered the Spaniard's controversial skipping […]
26/05/2017 Alonso says no Indycar switch for 2018 May 26 (GMM) Fernando Alonso has played down speculation he could quit formula one and switch full-time to the American equivalent Indycar.
The Spaniard is not in Monaco this weekend as […]
31/01/2018 Brown predicts ‘solid season’ for McLaren Jan.31 (GMM) Zak Brown insists formula one will remain Fernando Alonso's "number 1 priority" in 2018.
That is despite the fact that it has been announced officially that the Spanish […]
13/04/2017 Indy 500 ‘not step away from F1’ – Alonso Apr.13 (GMM) Fernando Alonso insists his decision to skip next month's prestigious Monaco grand prix does not indicate his commitment to F1 is flagging.
"No, it (Indy) is a single race," […]