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Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button Named McLaren Honda Drivers for 2015 F1 Season

McLaren Honda has finally confirmed the signing of Fernando Alonso for the 2015 Formula One season, and he will join Jenson Button, after the Brit's future was clarified during Thursday's announcement in Woking. The official McLaren Twitter account provided confirmation of the team's driver lineup for next season: Daniel Johnson of The Telegraph reports on Alonso and Button's salary in the new deal: Telegraph Sport understands part of the deal includes a significant pay cut from £12 million a year to less than £8m. Negotiations with Ron Dennis, the McLaren chairman, only opened on Monday morning, concluding on Tuesday night. Button is not thought to have played an active role but was kept in the loop by his managemen...

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