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Alonso laughs off reports of McLaren split

Fernando Alonso has dismissed reports that he has ended his relationship with McLaren, following a story that originated in the UK today.

Alonso laughs off reports of McLaren split

A story on the website of Motor Sport magazine in the UK, headlined ‘Fernando Alonso ends driver partnership with McLaren after Indy 500 debacle’ was picked up by many media outlets around the world.

In a response to requests to clarify the situation, and whether it is true that McLaren and Fernando Alonso have parted ways, a McLaren spokesman said: “It is not and nothing whatsoever has changed in the status of the relationship. McLaren and Fernando have a continuing and contractual relationship and Fernando remains a McLaren Ambassador.”

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Motorsport.com was also told by the spokesman that, “Additionally, no decision has been taken by McLaren or Fernando on returning to the Indy 500 at this time.”

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