Fernando Alonso

London, Dec 14 (IANS) Spanish Formula One driver Fernando Alonso has declared that his “only goal” is to be world champion with McLaren-Honda.

“I believe in this project, I’m committed and I want to be world champion with McLaren-Honda. That’s my only goal,” Alonso said at the headquarters of the English team on Tuesday, according to Efe.

Alonso was rumoured as a possible substitute at Mercedes for Nico Rosberg, who announced his retirement a few days after being proclaimed F1 world champion.

The 35-year-old, a two-time world champion with Renault F1 team in 2005 and 2006, is contracted to McLaren until the end of 2017.

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