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Fernando Alonso 'prepared for difficult weekend' in Melbourne

Fernando Alonso is under no illusions that he and McLaren face a 'difficult weekend' at the season opening race in Melbourne, following eight days of testing which couldn't have been much worse for the Woking team. McLaren were the ninth slowest team during testing and their best stint lasted just 11 laps before reliability troubles with their Honda power unit forced them to stop. It's believed the Honda engine is causing vibrations which are literally shaking it apart, and although the Japanese manufacturer is working hard to remedy the problem, McLaren racing director Eric Boullier has already admitted he's unsure as to whether they can even finish the first race....
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