'Alonso's attitude admirable, but everything has a limit'

Published on 20 Mar 2017 09:35

Fernando Alonso will eventually "lose his patience" with McLaren-Honda. That is the view of the famous British outfit's former long-time team manager Jo Ramirez. The Mexican declared recently that, given McLaren-Honda's winter testing form, he predicts a dire season for the team.

"Look, I want to be a little more optimistic," Ramirez told the Spanish sports daily AS. "I think maybe they are able to do it. They're going to have difficulties in the first three or four races, but I think they will fix their problems and be in the battle," he added.

As for whether that will be enough in light of the last couple of years and amid Alonso's expiring contract, however, Ramirez is less sure. "He (Alonso) is having a lot, lot, lot of patience. The truth is that his attitude is admirable, but of course everything has a limit and I think at some point he will lose his patience," he said.  (GMM)

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If you judge Alonso on the following: pushing the team forward;giving guidance; leaving the team in a better state than before you came to a team i would not grant Alanso such a high status. Involved in crash gate, mcLaren Ferrari gate and the way he left ferrari. When Stoffel took over from him last year stoffel was more impressive. I can see Alonso leaving mcLaren the same way as he did previously with them.

My guess is that he will be with Renault next year.
NL mclarenfan1968 20 Mar 2017 15:240
Posts: 999
Alonso has had to eat crow after leaving Ferrari so of course he is showing patience, he has no other choice really.
GB f1fan0101 20 Mar 2017 18:270
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How much does he want that 3rd title?

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