Fernando Alonso made the right move in leaving Ferrari for McLaren even if he has yet to score a point this season, according to the man who has steered the Spaniard`s Formula One career from the start.
Fernando Alonso remained optimistic about the future Monday despite being forced to retire from Sunday`s Monaco Grand Prix in which his team-mate Briton Jenson Button claimed the struggling McLaren Honda team`s first points of the year by finishing eighth.
Nico Rosberg has thrown down the gauntlet to Lewis Hamilton by winning his first race of 2015 in Spain and the German will make life tougher for the reigning champion at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, feels Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.
Spanish Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso, who is yet to pick up points this season, has accepted that he is going through "a transitional period" but is convinced his McLaren car will be competitive in the future to win races.
Fernando Alonso's much talked about return to McLaren after five frustrating seasons at Ferrari seems to have backfired so far but former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard doesn't feel sorry for the multi million pound worth Spaniard.
One word seemed to encapsulate Fernando Alonso`s Malaysian Grand Prix weekend. The comment, posted on Twitter under a photograph of the sweaty Spaniard walking in his McLaren overalls past the Ferrari garage and the Italian team`s smiling mechanics, was simple: `Ouch`.
Fernando Alonso sought to clarify the situation surrounding the pre-season crash that forced him to miss the season-opening race in Australia, the Spaniard saying he never lost consciousness or suffered memory lapses as a result of the accident.