have agreed to part company with their star driver , the 2005 & 2006 F1 World Champion, after only the first year of his 3-year contract. The McLaren website carried a statement:
Following a meeting between Fernando Alonso and McLaren, it was agreed that it would be in the best interests of both parties to bring the relationship to an end.
The mutual parting of ways has not been discussed until now, since it was felt that any such discussion could have seriously disrupted the team’s and Fernando’s 2007 Formula 1 World Championship challenge. Both parties believe that this was the right decision.
Well, the cat’s finally outta the bag! It was widely speculated towards the end of the season that waiting for Alonso’s move & how his former team would have loved to have him back and now that it has finally happened, I expect a few moving and shaking in the F1 firmament. Methinks Alonso will move backto Renault, with also a distinct possibility. and have confirmed driver line-ups and no other team has the sort of money to pay out to a two-time World Champ! Only time will tell…would ‘move on’ and seek glory elsewhere; McLaren’s policy on driver equality and his teammate ’s run of success didn’t help matters either. Much has been written about how the F1 driver market was