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Fernando Alonso Signs Contract To Remain At McLaren Formula 1 In '18

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 20 / 17

Related stories: Brown Stands Behind Honda Decision McLaren Brand Not Permanently Hurt, Execs Say McLaren, Honda To End Partnership Fernando Alonso will continue to drive for McLaren Formula 1 in '18, according to Andrew Benson of the BBC. The two-time world cha...

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