Fernando Alonso finally scored his first point for McLaren in his second innings with the British team at the 2015 British Grand Prix on Sunday. The two-time World Champion finished tenth at a half-wet, half-dry Silverstone circuit after enduring a tumultuous start to the 52-lap race.
Jenson Button joked he would like to see reverse starting grids introduced into Formula One with immediate effect but the McLaren driver had little to smile about otherwise at the British Grand Prix on Saturday.
Struggling McLaren will be allowed an extra engine for each of their drivers as Formula One announced a package of measures on Thursday that included an overhaul of its controversial power unit penalty system.
After accumulating a total of more than 500 Grand Prix starts, 47 wins and three drivers` world championships, Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button deserve the respect of being genuine race-winning contenders at this weekend`s British Grand Prix.
Honda are committed to Formula One and expect their relationship with McLaren to become a winning one despite current problems with the engine, according to the Japanese car company`s motorsport head Yasuhisa Arai.
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.