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Fernando Alonso has refused to comment on reports that McLaren have approached Mercedes regarding an engine supply deal as they fear another difficult season with Honda.
Fernando Alonso has said he is braced for a “difficult” season opener in Australia after a torrid pre-season with McLaren-Honda.
Fernando Alonso has a fear of the unknown heading into Australia, while team-mate Stoffel Vandoorne cannot wait to get started.
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier is not entirely optimistic that Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne will finish the season opener in Melbourne.
Eric Boullier concedes Fernando Alonso will base his decision regarding 2018 on whether or not this year’s MCL32 is a competitive car or not.