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Alonso

Shakespearean symbol of avarice. [Br. Lit.: The Tempest]
See: Greed
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Alonso always requests a cab without a divider between the front and back seats because, while it's difficult for him to get into any car, he can't get into the ones with dividers at all.
Initially expected to help the Sox land Manny Machado, who is married to Alonso's sister, that hope fizzled out in February when the star free agent signed with the Padres.
Benitez had targeted Gareth Barry to replace Alonso in 2008 and the midfielder hadn't forgotten, so when Real came calling he was ready to go.
"Winning the Le Mans 24 Hours is one of the highlights of my career as part of my triple crown challenge," said Alonso, who races the Indy 500 later this month in his triple crown (Monaco GP, Le Mans and the Indy) bid.Alonso will contest the Indianapolis 500 race in the United States with the McLaren team, for whom he has also done tests in F1 cars this year.
Alonso got his first taste of endurance racing last year at Daytona, struggling with mechanical problems to finish 38th overall, but he went on to win last year's 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Johnson will drive Alonso's McLaren F1 car after spending over six hours on the simulator at the team's headquarters in Woking.
Along with the highs and lows, Alonso's career is nothing less than a blockbuster movie filled with action, emotions and plenty of drama.
Alonso and McLaren made the announcement at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
"I am one of the best to have raced in F1," Alonso said.
F1 has taken a back seat for the Spaniard, but despite three years of turmoil at McLaren, Alonso remained for another campaign in the hope that their divorce from Honda and switch to Renault would fire Britain's most successful team back to the front.
Johannesburg [South Africa], December 5 ( ANI ): Four-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has said that he will never partner with McLaren driver Fernando Alonso as the two are like north poles of a magnet that create `negative energy`.