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McLaren Not Surprised By Mercedes’ Interest In Alonso But Says Driver ‘Not Available’

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 08 / 16

British F1 team McLaren-Honda has shot down Mercedes' tentative attempts to poach driver Fernando Alonso. McLaren's recently appointed Exec Dir Zak Brown told SBD Global that the two-time world champion is "not available." Mercedes is on the hunt for a new driver following the surprise retirement of...

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