McLaren’s 2007 driver pairing of Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso was the best the sport has ever seen, former driver Pedro de la Rosa has said.
Fernando Alonso’s return to McLaren has been rumoured for some time but the two split on such bad terms seven years ago it’s still a surprising development.
McLaren and Lewis Hamilton were left blaming themselves after a poor call on race strategy forced the championship leader out of a race for the first time this year.
Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton gave McLaren their second one-two of the year in the Monaco Grand Prix.
Kimi Raikkonen got his world championship bid for Ferrari off to the best possible start with a clinical victory in the Australian Grand Prix while Lewis Hamilton scored a debut podium.