McLaren boss Ron Dennis has hailed Fernando Alonso as the fastest driver in Formula 1 after the Spaniard brushed off claims he should consider quitting the sport. Eduardo Nunez Red Sox Jersey . The Spaniard, who has been declared unfit for duty at this weeks Bahrain GP after suffering fractured ribs during his crash in Australia, confronted Johnny Herbert in the Bahrain paddock on Saturday after the Sky F1 pundit suggested that his talent is on the wane.I dont think Fernando should come back, Herbert said. We havent seen this two-time world champion that everyone says is the best. Fernando Alonso confronts Johnny Herbert about his comments But Dennis, whose relationship with Alonso disintegrated during the Spaniards previous stint with the team, is adamant the two-time world champion remains without equal on the F1 grid.Hes the fastest driver in Formula 1, the McLaren chairman said. Its for us to provide him with a chassis and an engine which is capable of doing the job.When is the Bahrain GP on Sky Sports and how can you watch?We believe in Honda, and we will achieve with Honda, its just taking a little longer than we would have liked.It was revealed ahead of qualifying - when Alonsos stand-in, Stoffel Vandoorne, finished two places ahead of Jenson Button in 12th - that Dennis had accompanied the 34-year-old when Alonso made a renewed appeal to the stewards on Saturday morning to be permitted to race. Alonso on Thursday revealed he has been in pain at home following his huge crash Its frustrating because were a data-driven time, Dennis told Sky Sports F1. The scans were from Monday. We wanted to have Fernando scanned again this morning. If he passes, fine, if he fails, fine. Just to say were not prepared to go through a logical process was frustrating.I dont think anything from this would have affected other drivers. It should be up to the team and Fernando. The doctors from Europe didnt agree with the doctors here.According to Sky F1s Martin Brundle, Alonso even resorted to jumping on the floor in front of the stewards to do press-ups in what was ultimately an unsuccessful bid to be allowed to return to action. Also See: The F1 Gossip column Why is qualifying unchanged? Colten Brewer Red Sox Jersey .com) - Ames, IA (SportsNetwork. Red Sox Jerseys 2019 . The Blue Jackets play Thursday night at New Jersey in their first game after the NHLs Olympic hiatus. A native of Trencin, Slovakia, Gaborik has represented his country at the 2006 and 2010 Olympics but was unable to play in Sochi because of his injury. https://www.cheapredsox.com/681z-sam-travis-jersey-red-sox.html . You can watch the game live on TSN and TSN GO at 3pm et/Noon pt. The Thunder reclaimed the home-court advantage LA took with a Game 1 win on Friday night with a 118-112 road win in Game 3.ACAPULCO, Mexico -- Montreals Eugenie Bouchard was eliminated from the quarter-finals of the Mexican Open on Thursday after a 6-3, 4-6, 1-6 loss to Frances Caroline Garcia. Garcia is currently ranked 89th on the WTAs singles standings, while Bouchard is No. 19. The Canadian only saved three of her 10 break points compared to Garcias 7-of-12 conversion rate. Bouchard had two aces compared to Garcias three. Also in the womens tournament, top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia, defeated New Zealands Marina Erakovic to move into the semifinals. Chinas Shuai Zhang beat Croatias Ajla Tomljanovic 6-1, 5-7, 6-2, while American Christina McHale topped Estonias Kaia Kanepi 6-1, 2-6, 6-4. On the mens side, top-seeded David Ferrer withdrew from his quarter-final against South Africas Kevin Anderson in the second set with a left leg strain. Third-ranked Ferrer was leading 6-4, 2-2 when he suffered an inner thigh strain in his leftt leg. Johnny Pesky Red Sox Jersey. After seeking treatment in the locker room, the Spaniard returned to the court but lost the next two points before retiring. Ferrer said he will have an MRI on Friday and then assess his recovery. "Im very sad because I was playing great", Ferrer said. "I still do not know the extent of the injury. "Ill have to wait and see before taking a determination. The day was going so well for me and then this happened". Anderson will next play Ukraines Alexandr Dolgopolov, who defeated Ivo Karlovic of Croatia, 6-4, 7-6 (4). Anderson, who last week lost the Delray Beach final, will be playing in his first semifinals of an Open 500. "Its unfortunate to win a match like this, but hopefully he gets better", Anderson said after the match. "I talked to him and he said that it happened when he was trying to go for a ball and felt his leg tweak a little bit". ' ' '