Fernando Alonso says he is willing to wait for McLaren to rediscover its competitiveness, maintaining his view that he can be world champion again with the team.

Yet to score a point in 2015 as McLaren develops its new relationship with returning engine supplier Honda, Alonso has nonetheless maintained an upbeat attitude in line with claims from Ron Dennis that the new collaboration that the potential to dominate F1 in time.

Indeed, despite the disappointing start to the 20155 season, Alonso has no doubt that McLaren is on course to return to the front of the field and firmly believes it will give him the car capable of winning a third world title in the future.

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"If I can fight for a world championship or not, only time will tell us - but I'm a very happy person so it's no problem to wait," he said.

"If I could sign now that in four years I will win, yes - but it is not guaranteed. This is Formula 1, it's a very complex sport and I will do my best every weekend to help the team to achieve some good results. If we can fight for a championship, we can become a champion in one year, two years, three years or four years, you never know.

"It's not really a plan that you put in your head: OK, I will wait X time to become champion. I'm trying to enjoy every weekend."

Alonso says he is getting pleasure from watching the team grow around him and is motivated by the determination of McLaren and Honda to become a force together once again.

"Even now, the first races that I did, how the team is growing up, how all the young people, all the Japanese, they are determined, they are motivated to this challenge. Even if I am not able to fight for the win, I enjoy every single minute with the fans, with the performances updates that we bring here, so every race is a challenge and I'm enjoying this process."