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Why Would Fernando Alonso Leave Ferrari for Jenson Button’s Seat at McLaren?

Since Martin Whitmarsh, McLaren's then-team principal, admitted his interest in re-signing Fernando Alonso to Sky Sports' Pete Gill last year, Formula One's rumour mill has been dominated by one story. Would Alonso be willing to forget the events of his previous tenure at the Woking team and happily return to an environment that cost him a third consecutive world title in 2007? Would Ron Dennis, McLaren's proud head honcho, tolerate the presence of a man who, according to BBC Sport, threatened to release evidence in the "Spygate" scandal which eventually cost the organisation £49.2m?  Would the Spaniard, who since 2010 has appeared to be Ferrari's guiding light, be able to stomach the idea that his time at the Prancing Horse was...

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