FORMULA 1 - At the Grand Prix of Bahrain, Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber are slated to make their 200th career Grand Prix start and will become the 12th and 13th drivers to reach this platform. Click on the picture below to see our full Infographic.
FORMULA 1 - Fernando Alonso claimed his 31st career Formula 1 Grand Prix win by triumphing in the Chinese Grand Prix. The Spaniard has now scattered race wins across nine different F1 seasons. Only three drivers have won races in more different seasons.
FORMULA 1 - Fernando Alonso’s early exit in today’s Grand Prix of Belgium made the Spaniard narrowly miss an all-time F1 record, for collecting championship points in most successive races. Alonso’s run was halted at 23. Click Read More for the best streaks in history.
FORMULA 1 - Fernando Alonso is 31 years old today. The current leader in the drivers’ championship of the 2012 Formula 1 season, is one of only five drivers to have won at least 30 career Grands Prix. He is a two-time former world champion (2005, 2006). He won his first drivers’ title at 24, making him the (then) youngest world champion in F1 history.
Shares birthday with: Dag Hammarskjöld, Patti Scialfa, Stephen Dorff
FORMULA 1 - Fernando Alonso has become the fifth driver to accumulate 30+ career Grand Prix wins in Formula 1, by winning the Grand Prix of Germany at the Hockenheimring on Sunday. This circuit has become the third where the Spaniard has won three races.
FORMULA 1 - Fernando Alonso has won the 2012 Grand Prix of Europe hosted by Valencia. It is only the second time in F1 history that a Spanish driver wins a GP on Spanish soil with Alonso emerging victorious in Barcelona in 2006. Alonso has become only the fifth driver in F1 history to claim GP wins at different domestic circuits.