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 I didn't wake up in 1995, I didn't wake up speaking in Italian, I didn't wake up doing all these things that are out there.   Fernando Alonso rebuffs some of the more sensationalist reports which emerged after his pre-season testing crash March 26, 2015

 You don't expect to be at the top of the mountain the day you start climbing.   A pearl of wisdom from McLaren CEO Ron Dennis about the team's shaky start with Honda power in Jerez February 10, 2015

 My patience was proved for the past five years - I have no problems    Fernando Alonso assures reporters his title-less spell at Ferrari has prepared him for early setbacks with McLaren-Honda February 1, 2015

 A warrior has to deal with the path of improvement. His life is a challenge, and challenges are not good or bad, are simply challenges.   Fernando Alonso, presumably referring to himself as the warrior, tweets to his followers ahead of his return season with McLaren in 2015 January 8, 2015

 Ron and I have spoken a lot during the year, we have been together for some dinners and I want to say some hotel rooms but it sounds very bad!    Fernando Alonso avoids putting his foot in his mouth when explaining how he and McLaren CEO Ron Dennis mended their relationship December 11, 2014

 To quote another racing driver: I'm very excited about my future. And the difference is I believe it and its true.   With his F1 future in doubt, Jenson Button has a dig at Fernando Alonso, the man who may replace him at Ferrari, on his recent comments November 6, 2014

 In Spa I heard I had signed for £150m for three years. I was asking where the pen was but nobody came back to me!   With mounting speculation he has been approached by McLaren, Sebastian Vettel jokes about some of the media reports on his future September 4, 2014

 I know his old man more! I'm closer in age to his father!   Jenson Button admits his surprise at Kevin Magnussen getting a McLaren drive and says he knows little about his career so far November 14, 2013

 'I'm not looking forward to it. Last year it was a nightmare. Yuck    A, perhaps wisely unnamed, McLaren team member on the prospect of staying in the Delhi Hilton again. The hotel is less than 100m from an open sewer October 24, 2013

 It's like turning up at Old Trafford for a match against Manchester United and discovering they have to pay for the changing rooms, the hot water and the soap   Unnamed source railing against the costs imposed on teams by circuit owners October 9, 2013

 I probably shouldn't be, but I'm completely open - last year we had talks with him, but for various reasons it didn't happen. This year we've had no talks - yet   Martin Whitmarsh reveals McLaren came close to signing Kimi Raikkonen for 2013 and would be interested for next year August 28, 2013

 Obviously Kimi is determined to go somewhere else and I sense that he will not succeed in that goal   McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh is sure Kimi Raikkonen wants to leave Lotus August 27, 2013

 We are risking our lives and we don't want to be killed   Sergio Perez reflects on his tyre blow-out at Silverstone on a weekend where the talk was of Pirelli more than the race itself June 30, 2013

 I've never been so pleased to get out of a car   Jenson Button after another bad weekend for McLaren June 9, 2013

 I don't feel any different now because it doesn't change the fact that he ****ed up our race   The unforgiving Kimi Raikonnen clearly won't be buying Sergio Perez a drink in Montreal June 7, 2013

 Maybe someone should punch him in the face    Kimi Raikkonen may be a man of few words but those he says are usually unambiguous ... as with his views of how to deal with Sergio Perez May 28, 2013

 I think it's a big concern for all of us. I mean you see two or three cars per weekend having that problem and it can really be a serious accident   Sergio Perez admits the number of recent tyre failures have been worrying for the drivers May 10, 2013

 That is something you do in karting, and normally you grow out of it   An unimpressed Jenson Button after team-mate Sergio Perez's challenge during the Bahrain Grand Prix April 21, 2013

 He's been very polite so far this year ... he needs to toughen up   McLaren's Martin Whitmarsh on the uninspiring start by new driver Sergio Perez April 14, 2013

 We all know the way things are and there is an understanding that it is not OK   Jenson Button says it as it is about the new McLaren March 17, 2013

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