Fernando Alonso
Jun 20

F1: Hamilton Quickest In Second Practice At Austrian GP

Lewis Hamilton drives during second practice at the Austrian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during second practice at the Austrian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull’s hopes for a triumph on its home circuit were dampened Friday as Mercedes regained its dominance in Formula One, clearly setting the pace on the opening day of practice for the Austrian Grand Prix.

With ’s maiden victory in Canada two weeks ago, Red Bull ended a six-race winning streak by Mercedes but the Australian driver and his teammate did not come close to matching their rival’s speed on the Red Bull Ring.

Lewis Hamilton beat teammate to the fastest time in the second practice. Hamilton completed his best lap on the 4.3-kilometer (2.7-mile) track in 1 minute, 9.542 seconds, topping Rosberg by 0.377. ’s was almost a second off the lead in third.

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Jun 12

F1: No Room For Alonso At Mercedes, Says Wolff

Lewis Hamilton (left) and Fernando Alonso (right) were teammates in 2007. (Photo: Getty Images)

(left) and (right) were teammates in 2007. (Photo: Getty Images)

has dismissed reports suggesting Mercedes could be eyeing a future with Fernando Alonso.

When rumors of the German marque’s flirtation with the obviously frustrated driver Alonso first arose recently, team sources immediately reacted by hinting that ’s contract is in fact on the verge of being extended.

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Jun 6

F1: Mercedes top timing sheets with 1-2 in Friday practice

The Hamilton/Rosberg feud looks set to continue if Canada with both the silver arrows at the top of the timing sheets ... again. (Photo: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic)

The Hamilton/Rosberg feud looks set to continue in Canada with both the silver arrows at the top of the timing sheets … again. (Photo: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic)

MONTREAL (AP) — Formula One leaders and had the fastest times in practice on Friday for the Canadian Grand Prix.

The two Mercedes drivers are leading the championship standings. They have won all six of the races so far this season.

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Jun 6

Alonso tops FP1, concerned about team’s long-term performance

Fernando Alonso has shown pace in several practice sessions this season but has only came out of a 2014 Grand Prix weekend with a podium once. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

has shown pace in several practice sessions this season but has only came out of a 2014 Grand Prix weekend with a podium once. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

Fernando Alonso may have topped opening practice on Friday, but the Spaniard is very aware that performance now may hurt the team in the long-run.

The two-time Champion says that should not compromise next season by getting too bogged down with improving this year’s car.

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May 31

MotoGP: Marquez Meets Alonso, Admits Interest In Trying F1

MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez (left) is seen with F1 driver Fernando Alonso (right) prior to the Grand Prix of Italy. (Photo: Getty Images)

World Champion (left) is seen with F1 driver (right) prior to the Grand Prix of Italy. (Photo: Getty Images)

Two giants of world motorsport came together at the Circuit when Marc Marquez and Fernando Alonso got together on the eve of Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix.

The two Spanish stars met in Marquez’s Repsol Honda garage after he claimed pole position for the 23 lap race, his sixth consecutive pole this season.

Marquez, 21 and the youngest ever MotoGP World Champion, later revealed that one day he would like to try an F1 car but not in a race.

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