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Fernando Alonso eyeing chance to end Red Bull winning streak
After four third-place finishes from five races, the 41-year-old Spaniard has emerged as not only the biggest threat to double champion Verstappen and his team-mate Sergio Perez.
Australian GP: Fernando Alonso fastest in second practice, Max Verstappen finishes third
Red Bull are attempting to score a third consecutive 1-2 finish for the first time in the team's history in Melbourne after their dominance in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia
Formula 1: Fernando Alonso brimming with confidence ahead of Australian GP
Alonso, who won in Melbourne 17 years ago, has secured stirring podiums at both races this year, with only the dominant Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez quicker.
Formula 1: FIA to clarify rules that led to Fernando Alonso chaos at Saudi Arabia Grand Prix
Fernando Alonso crossed the finish line third in Jeddah but was then handed a 10-second punishment that dropped him to fourth before a late-night appeal reinstated him.
Formula 1: Max Verstappen favourite again in Saudi Arabia, but all eyes on Fernando Alonso
After his surprising podium finish in Bahrain, the 41-year-old Fernando Alonso has played down high expectations of a repeat
Formula 1: Alonso maintains hold over Verstappen in Bahrain GP practice
The 41-year-old Spaniard, revelling in the performance of his vastly-improved Aston Martin car, clocked a best lap of 1 minute 32.340 seconds to edge Red Bull's two-time defending world champion by 0.005 seconds
Formula 1: Sergio Perez fastest, Fernando Alonso shines in Bahrain Grand Prix practice
Sergio Perez, who was fastest on the final day of pre-season testing at the same venue, clocked a best lap in one minute and 32.758 seconds in very warm conditions.
Formula One: 'Ambitious' Fernando Alonso to replace Sebastian Vettel at Aston Martin
Fernando Alonso said he "intends to win again" after Aston Martin announced Monday that he would be joining the team on a multi-year contract from 2023
Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton prepares for 300th race by hailing 'great' Fernando Alonso
Hamilton said on his strongest competitor: "On pure pace, Fernando (Alonso). We had some good battles. I wish we could have more"
Formula 1 2022: Sebastian Vettel says he won't race in Russia following attack on Ukraine
“My own opinion is I should not go, I will not go," said Sebastian Vettel.
Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton wins inaugural Qatar Grand Prix, rival Max Verstappen finishes second
One week on from arguably his toughest and greatest win in Brazil, Hamilton enjoyed one of his easiest.
Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton wins 100th F1 race to take lead over Max Verstappen
Hamilton turned Verstappen's five-point championship lead into a two-point lead of his own as the Dutch driver finished second after a dramatic drive from last on the grid.
Formula 1 2021: Red Bull's Max Verstappen clocks fastest lap in Belgian Grand Prix practice before crashing
The Dutchman had set a best lap in one minute and 44.472 seconds to outpace Valtteri Bottas by 0.041 seconds and championship leader and seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton by 0.072 seconds before he ended the session after hitting the barriers at Malmedy.
Formula 1: Fernando Alonso extends Alpine deal to 2022
Alpine are counting on the veteran 40-year-old Spaniard's expertise to help it through the transition to the new set of regulations due to come into force from next year.
Formula 1 2021: Esteban Ocon wins chaotic Hungarian GP, Lewis Hamilton takes championship lead
For 24-year-old Ocon, who controlled the race from the front, it marked a maiden win in his 78th Grand Prix and a first victory for the new-look Alpine set-up.
Formula 1 2021: Max Verstappen wins first 'strange' sprint race to claim British GP pole
The Red Bull driver finished the 100km dash ahead of defending world champion Lewis Hamilton with Valtteri Bottas in the second Mercedes in third place.
Formula 1 2021: Zhou Guanyu to become first full-time Chinese driver to take part in practice at Austrian GP
The 22-year-old from Shanghai, who tops the F2 standings, will borrow the car of two-time former world champion Fernando Alonso for the first free practice session on Friday.
Ahead G7 Summit 2021, UNICEF, 100 heads of states and celebrities write open letter to G7 to donate vaccines
The UNICEF letter reminded the G7 nations the virus sees no borders and with the mutating strains, people will be safe only when everyone has access to vaccines.
Formula 1 2021: Charles Leclerc clocks fastest time at second practice for Monaco Grand Prix
Leclerc only managed a handful of laps in the morning after gearbox problems, but under crisp blue skies showed he can't be discounted in Sunday's fifth GP of the season.
Celebrity endorsements and blurring lines between gambling and fantasy sports
We need stricter regulations to ensure that gambling operations do not make use of the loosely-worded definition for real-money gaming to seek legitamacy.