Fernando Alonso

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Fernando Alonso Díaz audio (born 29 July 1981) is a Spanish Formula One racing driver and two-time world champion who is currently racing for McLaren F1 team. He is often regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers in the history of the sport. He contested the 2017 Indianapolis 500 and in the 2018 24 Hours of Daytona. He is also a member of Toyota Gazoo Racing and is currently leading the 2018–19 FIA World Endurance Championship. Alonso won the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans with co-drivers Kazuki Nakajima and Sébastien Buemi on his début. As a winner of the Monaco Grand Prix and the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Alonso is one of just thirteen drivers to have won two of the three races that make up the Triple Crown of Motorsport.

Born in Oviedo, the capital of the autonomous region of Asturias, Alonso started in karting from the age of 3. He won three consecutive karting championships in Spain from 1994 to 1997, and he became world karting champion in 1996. He made his Formula One debut in the 2001 season with Minardi, and then moved to the Renault team as a test driver the next year. Starting in 2003 Alonso then became one of the main drivers of the team. On 25 September 2005, he won the Formula One World Drivers' Championship title at the age of 24 years and 58 days, at the time making him the youngest Formula One World Drivers' Champion. After retaining the title the following year, Alonso also became the youngest double Champion at the time. He joined McLaren in 2007, before returning to Renault for two seasons in 2008 and 2009.

For the 2010 season, he joined Scuderia Ferrari. Chasing his goal of winning a third title with Ferrari, he finished three seasons as runner up (2010, 2012 and 2013) as well as winning eleven Grands Prix with the team. His strongest title challenges were in 2010 and 2012, finishing both seasons just adrift of title winner Sebastian Vettel. He left Ferrari at the end of the 2014 season, two years prior to the original expiry of his contract.

Alonso has held various driving records in Formula One. He was formerly the youngest driver to qualify on pole position and to win a Grand Prix at the 2003 Malaysian Grand Prix and the 2003 Hungarian Grand Prix respectively. From 2013 until 2015, he held the record for most most career championship points. Each of these records were surpassed initially by Sebastian Vettel. As of June 2018, Alonso is the only Spanish driver to have won a Formula One Grand Prix and is the driver with the sixth highest number of Grand Prix wins, with 32.

Nicknamed El Nano, a typical pseudonym for Fernando in Asturias, his place of birth, Alonso acts as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF.

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!!FERNANDO TÉ ESTREÑAREMOS EN EL DOS MIL DIECINUEVE.

Por favor.... Fernando considera la vuelta a ferrari con dominicali a la cabeza......midete con Vettel.......España entera te hecha de menos .......eres capaz de daitona y F1 a la vez.......corre gratis si hace falta..... eres mi ídolo.....que digo .......el ídolo de España !!!!!

Good luck Nando best wishes, im sure you will go great,we hope to see you back in F1 some day dressed in the reds again to win the champ you deserved all this years...You have still something to give to the sport... ;)

Que tengas mucha suerte campeón,esperamos verte con pasión el año que viene en la fórmula 1 y estoy seguro que está vez con un coche ganador, todavía tienes que demostrarle a mucha gente que eres el mejor,como el ave fénix que resurge de sus cenizas,👍

A race without you IS not a Great race You are thé Best Fernando

Luck for all your careers Enjoy 👍

Let's go and take that win!!! 😃❤️🏁🏆

Vamos Fernando!!! You are the best!

Can't wait to see the race next weekend! Vamos Fernando! 😊💙💪💪🔝

Good luck in all the races! You deserve it soo much!

Standing by fernando, good luck, waiting to see you back in action👍

Glad you dumped that fiasco F1, good for you Alonso!

better than ever:)) vamos FernandoAlonsoOficial <3

Will follow u but will miss u on the Sunday's F1 grid.

good luck idolo, i still hope you ll get back to F1 in a proper winning championship team.

La propaganda de un banco usurero hace que tu marca deje mucho que desear #citiusura

Wholeheartedly with you to win the 24 hours of Daytona Very good tests 👏👏

Happy Weekend Fernamdo ⛷🚴‍♀️

I love, good luck fernando

All the best and I keep your fingers crossed

Head down, maximum throtle, go for it!

J'adorerais voir Fernando s'essayer à une course comme le Dakar. Bonne saison en tout cas champion

I might actually watch just to see Nando <3

lets go get the Chriple cwown! -Zak Brown

Que tengas mucha suerte nano te vamos a echar de menos vuelve pronto

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Empezamos el año a lo grande. Gracias @bellracinghq y @kimoa . 👌
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Bravo Fernando, casco meraviglioso, semplice, riconoscibile a distanza come i caschi di una volta. Vai Campione, in bocca al lupo!

Fernando, vuelve a Ferrari!!!

Esperamos ver y apoyar tu primera carrera con mi familia este año💪💪👍 ¡Iremos a tu museo este verano! de tu amigo🙂

Waiting to see you back in action fernando👍numero uno, al matador💪

Vamossssss!!!!!!! Magic Alonso

Aquí estamos a tu lado!! Vamoooosss

Siempre hacia delante A por ellos campeón

Suerte en esta nueva etapa. Un gran año vas a tener...

Ey, Fernando!! Me gustan las gorras de tu marca.Me regalas una ?🤣 #Kimoa #MagicAlonso

👆👆👆a mi el casco cuando te canses 😂😂, mucha suerte en esta etapa y si hay un Ferrari para 2020 no lo dudes 👍👍

Dale Alonso From brazil here

GRANDE..ALONSO...

Why to Porsche??

Me gusta que haya ganado el casco azul...! Buen camino, campeón! #afouteza

Eres el mejor piloto ke hay y espero ke pronto te proporcionen un formula 1 ke destaque de todos los demas eres el mejor

A ver cuándo se hace un sorteo y regalais una gorra

Haras tu magia, como siempre. Avanti Fer. .....Siempre con el nano

Fernando y Daniela 👫❤❤ Amor si #Kimoa #MagicAlonso un 👓 si

Saludos, suerte en esta nueva etapa, te queremos ver triunfar

Cuando me vas a regalar esa gorrilla tan chula máquina?

Un sorteo entre los Fans???

Vamos Fernado...ti aspettiamo il prossimo anno in Ferrari 🏎

Can't wait to see the race next weekend! 😊💗💪💪

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2020 BACK TO F1 CHAMPION 👑👑

You deserved better f1 cars and a couple more championships.

Good Luck Samurai xx

Good luck fernando👍pedal to the metal💪

All the best Fernando 👍

Vamos Nando , good luck!!

Fernando como te dije dl día de la carrera en tu circuito EN Asturias...contigo me levanto si hace falta para verte a las 6 de la mañana.....estés en Formula 1 o no.....MUCHA S SUERTE QUE GRANDEZA Y EXPERIENCIA TE SOBRA CAMPEÓN.

Good luck Fernando and to the whole team

A por la victoria. Saludos desde Tenerife

Suerte en tu nueva andadura en el motor pero tambien te digo te hecharan mucho en falta si ya no lo hacen en la f1 ellos han perdido mucho

Suerte Nano, y estoy segura que harás un buen trabajo... Como siempre

Vamos Fernando máquina este año otro título en Daytona y suerte campeón tu puedes con eso y mucho más 😂💪👍

Duro como el Acero... Vamos Fernando Alonso.....buen papel en Daytona seguro

Very best of luck NANDO. F1 Will be BORING without you!! 😭🥇🏎🏎🍾🏁

😭 already missing you on F1 buddy... #LivingLegend

Guau ya Estás en Daytona!!!!!! Hace mucho frío? Sueeerte Fer . . !!! me voy a tener que estudiar el reglamento de esa categoría ya mismo entonces. . . . . .

Fernando y Daniela 👫❤❤💐💍 nano y nena indycar 💪💪💪 felicidades buena pareja beso Amor 🏁🏁🏁 si

Will miss you in Formula 1 Fernando. Good luck in your future endeavors.

Fernando, sei il migliore. La F1 senza te è uno squallore. 😎

Mucha suerte y que se te cumplan todos tus deseos.

sempre nel mio cuore per me rimarrai sempre un grande anche se si sono ferrarista- ma ii p iloti li adoro ancor di piu' .- tiii confesso che l'anno del punto hant lauda io ho tifato hant ed ho vinto mi volevano menare.- mi manchi tanto.-

Come on Fernando, You win DAYTONA and LE MANS in june 2019

Fernando, cual es tu instagram oficial? Gracias

🇪🇸I see the FA outtA that 14 !🇺🇸 MommA miA!🙌

Gp2 engine? 😁😁😁 Good luck Man!

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Waw tres grandes pilotos, les deseo un feliz y exitoso año nuevo, un saludo desde mexico

3 legends in one photo.

Fernando, we wish you all the best for this year's Indy 500 ! I used to watch Ayrton Senna competing when I was a kid, and I think you are the ONLY one who has the same fighting spirit as he had. So if Ayrton was the racing God, may the God bless you to get a decent engine this time around at the brickyard !

Real warriors left F1. The rest are droids in a kindergarden.

Beautiful People these are and so talented !!!

Fernando BEST ever

Guau que fotaza . . Los Admiro mucho!!!!! Feliz Nuevo Año y Feliz nueva temporada de automovilismo!!!! Los Admiro !!!!!

Three of the nicest guys in racing. Alex is an inspiration overcoming so much adversity and doing it all with such a positive attitude.

Do it, Fernando. The Sky is your limit.

Worth the ticket price right there ❤️

Three legends together. All brilliant, all inspirational in their own way.

Eres grande mi hilo te sigue desde tus inicios Cuando esta biendo una carrera cuando lo haces bien le veo como se emiciona y pienso que cuanto daria yo porque le conocieras. Verte seria lo infinito y conocerte Mi hijo tuvo un acidente de trafico y quedo en silla de ruedas pero es un grak un abrazo de ❤

Huge respect for these three. Bravi.

Nice picture!! Masters from Racing!!!

What the hell happened to Zanardi?

Vaya foto tam buena y llena de historia automovilística que grandes

I believe Zanardi is mentoring Billy Monger too x

Zanardi is doing the Daytona 24 this year?

King of Doughnuts!

THAT is a real fast picture!

Met Fernando Indy 2004, told him he’d be world champion.

Un très grand respect à monsieur zanardi un exemple sur la vie

Are these the best competitors you can get now Fernando? Surely now, at the very least you are in the same competitive cars. You cannot complain about Zanardi and Barrichello because they were always number 2 and second rate.

So cool seeing Alex back in a fire suit.

I’ve finished with F1 after a lifetime of being awed by “ real” racing drivers. I remember watching in the late 50s with my dad, and then all the way through. I’ve not supported just UK drivers, I’m a huge fan of yours. My last driver was Nico Rosberg, but even then I watched it get nasty and was hanging by a thread. In the 90s I was sat on circuit in Montmelo, there was me, a Maclaren supporter sat next a Williams fan, a Ferrari fan, a Toyota fan. We didn’t know each other but we all talked together and there was no animosity at all. Nowadays it’s all got bitchy and the cars are computer controlled. I’ve still got my other love of Motogp whilst Vale is still racing, but even there it’s not the same as it used to be. I know you ll do well in whatever you do Fernando. You’re the epitome of a true racer. Keep safe.

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Hola gente! Vais a tener la decisión para el casco de indy500 2019.

Hi everyone! Fans will decide which helmet we will use at indy500 2019

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Hola gente! Vais a tener la decisión para el casco de indy500 2019. 

Hi everyone! Fans will decide which helmet we will use at indy500 2019 

Vote: 
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Stick to the blue. It is the colour we know as Alonso

The new one is cool, but your blue helmet is just so iconic at this point. #aloClassic

#AloClassic - this is your colours, your helmet! 😊

#AloClassic no doubt ! The black one was fine for the one shot you did 2 years ago... But it's not your helmet without the Asturies blue 😉😉

Yo soy Andaluz pero el color que te identifica ,que es tu marca....es el azul,el asturiano y el español....Viva Fernando Alonso......Campeon indycar 500 2019

O como guiño a Mclaren por implicarse en el proyecto, el casco negro mate, con los colores del indy 500 2017, pero estilo cromados y en la parte superior y en la parte de atrás el naranja papaya de Mclaren, mate, brillo o cromado, eso a gusto. aunque para que sobresalieran los colores retro, yo lo pintaría también mate.

#aloAlter !! The first one you had for your first Indy500 was sublime ! And 3 differents helmets for your Triple Crown memoriblia will be so better than with the same helmet...

Yo me declino por el diseño clásico. Es tu color, tu identidad. A tope por esa Indy y a cerrar bocas a los bocachanclas!

Sin duda azul y con la cruz de la victoria a poder ser. Puxia Asturias! 💪🏼

Me llamo como tú aunque un poco más mayor Yo lo tengo claro el azul sin duda alguna, tierra que te vio nacer y patria para enorgullecerte

The bottom one looks too German like Stefan Bellof's helmet...

Alonso Classic! Colores tradicional de Aveido. FA #1

El azul te vio nacer, el azul te hizo campeón del mundo, no hay duda el azul es tu color. Te deseo todos los éxitos que aún te mereces.

Casco Azul de Asturias, rojo y amarillo de España. Con este ganas, y si le pones la bandera Mallorquina le sacas una vuelta al segundo!!!! Jajajaja

#aloClassic siempre tu esencia y colores allá donde vaya Fernando. un saludo

El azul te dará suerte es mucho más vistoso y más bonito. Ánimo campeon y que te veamos pronto por la tierrina.

Yo me quedo con el AZUL, es el que mas se identifica contigo y significa todo esto. ¿Qué inspira el color azul? El significado del color Azul. El azul es un color fresco, tranquilizante y se le asocia con la mente, a la parte más intelectual de la mente, igual que el amarillo. El azul marino representa la noche. En la antiguedad se le asociaba con el infinito, la inmortalidad, la realeza, lo sagrado.

Hola FernandoAlonsoOficial . Por favor usa el casco "azul" ya es el qué te representa y distingue.El "negro" es muy retro y no te vá bien.Saludos y besos desde la Ciudad de México.

Hola Fernando, al igual que muchos opinan deberías de usar el Casco Azul representa muchas cosas bonitas y sobre todo una. Tu constancia de no rendirte y Seguir luchando en todo deporte por ser el mejor.

Siempre te he distinguido por el azul entonces m decanto por ese.Pero gustar me gusta mas el otro.Suerte.Y por favor vuelve a la F1.

#Aloclassic Gonna miss you in the F1 paddock, but now I get to look forward to you claiming the triple crown! Good luck!

#aloAlter With orange papaya car it means speed, aggressive, move away for me.

#aloClassic ! Que es Lo mas que me gusta y asi podria identificarte en la Indy !! 🙏🏼🙏🏼😊 Forza Alonso ! Buon corragio pour Este nuevo año en Indy500 ! Estaré sempre a tu lado ! 💪🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

Hola Fernando lamento que te retiraras de la F1 soy fan de McLaren y me hubiera gustado verte campeón con el mismo, pero no hemos tenido suerte con los motores y con la estructura en si. Te deseo mucho éxito en esta nueva categoría y me gusta #aloClasicc.

El primero. Con el segundo pareces más alemán. Suerte en esta nueva etapa y alcances los retos que te has autoimpuesto. Eso lo hace un verdadero campeón 🏆

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