The 36-year-old Alonso, who has 32 victories in F1, is set to enter his 17th season in racing with McLaren.
Alonso insisted that one of his main goals is to be the best driver in the world, with especially focussing on his desire to clinch the 'triple crown'.
The two-time world champion explained that the straights in the Sepang circuit, where this weekend's race is to take place, requires more speed and power in the engines.
Atletico Madrid playing a 1-1 draw against struggling Deportivo La Coruna in a Spanish league match was overshadowed by an injury scare involving striker Fernando Torres on Thursday.
Granollers, Spain: Fernando Alonso entered the Spanish Grand Prix hopeful of a top-10 finish to give McLaren its first points this season, only to complete less than half the race as a brake failure sent
HOUSTON (AP): Defending champion Fernando Verdasco beat Russia's Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-2, 6-3 on a stormy Friday to reach the semifinals in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship.The sixth-seeded Verdasco, from Spain, will face eighth-seeded Sam
Madrid: Fernando Torres scored the decisive spot-kick as Atletico Madrid beat Bayer Leverkusen 3-2 in a penalty shootout on Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Champions League.The match finished 1-1 on aggregate after extra
Madrid: Spanish Formula One driver Fernando Alonso confirmed on Wednesday that he hoped to make his return to action in the Malaysian Grand Prix on March 29.Alonso, who returned to the McLaren-Honda team after leaving
RIO DE JANEIRO: The Supreme Court late Friday approved an investigation of dozens of top politicians, including a former president and leaders of congress, for alleged connections to what they call the biggest graft scheme
Montmelo, Spain: Fernando Alonso has been taken to hospital by helicopter after crashing in his McLaren during Formula One preseason testing on Sunday.McLaren said on Twitter: “Fernando is conscious and is speaking. He has been
Quito: Top-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain defeated seventh-seeded Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 to reach the Ecuador Open ATP semifinals where he will face compatriot Fernando Verdasco, who beat Italy's Paolo Lorenzi.Third-seeded Verdasco
Madrid: Spain manager Vicente del Bosque has expressed his delight at the return of striker Fernando Torres to La Liga holders Atletico Madrid and has predicted that it will be good "for him" and also
Melbourne, Australia: Novak Djokovic advanced to the fourth round of the Australian Open for the ninth consecutive year with a 7-6 (8), 6-3, 6-4 win over Fernando Verdasco on Saturday.Four-time champion Djokovic won the tiebreaker
Barcelona, Spain: Fernando Torres made a winning return to Atletico Madrid on Wednesday as the Spanish league champions secured an impressive 2-0 victory over city rival Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey.Midfielder Raul Garcia
New Delhi: Formula 1 legend Jackie Stewart has described Fernando Alonso's return to McLaren for 2015 as a "good move" for both the driver and constructor despite their tumultuous relationship in the past.It is only
Maranello (Italy): Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel signed a three-year deal with Ferrari following Fernando Alonso's departure, the F1 team announced Thursday.The Italian team's driver line-up next season will consist of Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian
Milan: Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso will leave Ferrari at the end of the season in order to win again, according to the Italian team's recently-departed president. Alonso has become increasingly frustrated as Ferrari