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How McLaren can fill the void left by Alonso

There is no doubt that Alonso’s absence on the grid next year will represent a huge blow for F1, leaving McLaren with a gaping void to fill. But there is little time for the British squad to contemplate what it has lost, it must now look to the future.  Alonso’s departure hands McLaren a big dilemma in shoring up its 2019 plans. It is highly likely next season will mark the first time since 2006 that the team will not boast either a current or former world champion within its ranks, while there is a high possibility it could end up with its most inexperienced driver line-up since the mid 1990s. Multiple sources indicate Sainz is expected to be announced as Alonso’s replacement at...
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