He might have battled to take more wins from Sebastian Vettel in the 2012 F1 season, but Lewis Hamilton did a secret happy dance when he beat his rival's Top Gear lap time.
McLaren launched its 2013 F1 car on Jan 31 in England but notably absent was technical director Paddy Lowe.
Sergio Perez is struggling to comprehend how much life has changed despite going to the factory in an orange McLaren and getting a standing ovation from the 500 staff,
For a sport timed down to a thousandth of a second, Formula 1 seems to be finding it surprisingly difficult to get to grips with its 2013 calendar.
It was nip-'n-tuck for 71 laps in the Brazil final as Red Bull’s Vettel forced Alonso to concede 10 points, says DIETER RENCKEN.
Jenson Button was the winner at the wet season-ending Brazilian F1 GP, although the big news of the day was Sebastian Vettel clinching his third Driver's title.
McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button have locked out the front row ahead of Sunday's Brazilian F1 GP with the Red Bulls relegated to the second row.