It has left some people wondering if Alonso does not now look with envious eyes at Toro Rosso, who took on the works Honda collaboration for 2018.
"Talking about a team after one good qualifying or race does not work," Alonso told Speed Week.
Nonetheless, he admits that McLaren is not yet ready to win, "and that leaves us sad".
"We cannot give the McLaren people the results we all want," Alonso is quoted by El Pais newspaper.
"I try to do the best job possible but we must try to improve."
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