Alonso makes sure there are no on-track doubts

Alonso makes sure there are no on-track doubts

Fernando Alonso's explanation of his F1 testing crash posed as many questions as it answered. But on-track, says BEN ANDERSON, the Spaniard removed any sense of doubt in Malaysia

Whatever your views on the 'inconsistencies' between McLaren's and Fernando Alonso's versions of the events surrounding the crash that caused the Spaniard to miss the start of the 2015 season, there can be no doubt the Spaniard's first day back behind the wheel of a Formula 1 car proves he has lost none of his prodigious ability.

The double F1 world champion completed 45 "trouble-free" laps behind the wheel of the Honda-powered MP4-30, and outpaced his team-mate Jenson Button in both of Friday's free-practice sessions for the Malaysian Grand Prix.

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