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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great my brother

Nice time-lapse 😆

That's my idea of a fun morning!

The best Teacher 😉

The best teacher

The guys learn from the best teacher! 😊💗

que liiiindo ahora puedes disfrutar alli . . .eso esta muy bueno Fer !!!!

Lucky kids! 🤘

Thomas Glasson

Just a dream for many...

👍👍👍👍

Tom RedZone

I want to see Alonso vs Hamilton Pt. 2 at Mercedes

Grande Alonso💪💪

I miss you in F1! Haven’t watched a single race since you left:-(( suzuka is missing you in f1!

Hgd Vctr

Attack of the clones 🙂

好酷

Any future champion here?

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Congratulations Fernando!

Congratulations Fernando

Congratulations Fernando

So many little Alonso...

Que genial!

Alonso kids! Bravo Fernando!

So many Fernados :))

Fernando come back for f1 2020 please. We miss you especially on the radio😍🤣

Hey, look at the kid in the Alonso helmet! 😀

Bravo Fernando

Fernando the GREAT

Lots of little Alonso’s

La base del automovilismo amino Alonso con tu escuela de niños ,es necesaria , Crear cantera karting y aficionados al motor Gracias Alonso

Como me emociona estas imágenes mi hijo desde los 12 años ya corría en kart y a los 6 empezó en pocket , pero quiso el seguir en el mundo del kart y en un campeonato en ZARAGOZA corrió contigo ALONSO y con 17 promocionó una BETA ARK YO SIEMPRE E SIDO ALONSISTA Y CUANDO AS VENIDO A MOTMELO SIEMPRE E IDO A VERTE , MI HIJO LO TIENE TODO COMO UN MUSEO PUES EL A LOS 20 TUBO UN ACCIDENTE DE COCHE Y LE QUEDARON SECUELAS FUERTES EN MOVILIDAD POR LO DEMAS ES EL MISMO MANOLO DE SIEMPRE Y DISFRUTABAMOS UN MONTON EN CADA CARRERA Y ERA MUY EMOCIONANTE FUE CAMPEON 5 AÑOS SEGUIDOS EN PLAR DE SANTIRS EN LA SEU DE URĢEL Y ANDORRA QUE TIEMPO MAS BONITO ❤❤❤❤❤❤

Nandoooooo

Party Mode On!

Bunch of mini Alonso’s 😂

Cuanto Alonsito🙊🙊😅

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Ya tenemos el Toyota Híbrido campeón del mundo y 2 veces Le Mans en el @circuitomuseofa 😍😍😍😍!!! Oléeeeee #museo #museoycircuitofernandoalonso #toyota #wec #lemans #worldchampion ... See moreSee less

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Good luck Fernando!

Great surprise in today’s visit, but the greatest surprise was to see Fernando’s father taking care of the museum proudly

Estupendo Quiero verte triunfar siempre. CAMPEÓN

Good luck Fernando

New thing in the museum! 👍😍👌

Felicidades Fer ponte pilas queremos otro titulo

Siempre con Fernando Alonso. Mi dibujo para vosotros:

The great Fernando #VamosAlonso

Uno de mis sueños que se está alargando demasiado.....

Bravo tendremos que volver ha ir para ver todas las novedades

Incredibile 😍 Tutto veramente incredibile e da vedere assolutamente. Un altro grande tassello nel magico mosaico del #museoycircuitofernandoalonso a rappresentare il trionfo del leggendario #FernandoAlonso 💪🏁

How exciting 👏👏👏👏 definitely couldn’t miss out 😉 Will visit it in person Soon or later 💙

Otra razón para volver, encantada de seguir disfrutando de tus triunfos.🏆⭐❤

Jo hace una semana estuve en el Museo con la familia y nos encantó sigue así Fernando eres un crak 😉

Sergio Amado mira tocayo, ya lo tienes jeje toca visita al museo xD

Congratulations champ let's have some more championship trophies

Me parece que va a ver que ampliar instalaciones.....

Coche magnifico! Y el piloto tambien!

👏👏👏👏👏👏 Bravo Fernando!!Me encantan hasta los mosquitos...😎 Vaya máquina...

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“Si os adentráis en el camino inexplorado, al final aparecerán infinitos secretos. No tengáis miedo a probar lo desconocido y lo incomodo.” Bushido.
#fraseSamurai #samurai #campeonesdelmundoresistencia
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“Si os adentráis en el camino inexplorado, al final aparecerán infinitos secretos. No tengáis miedo a probar lo desconocido y lo incomodo.” Bushido. 
#fraseSamurai #samurai #campeonesdelmundoresistencia

 

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Great luck Fernando, your the best!

The best of the best !!! 👍👍👍

Have you thought about returning to Ferrari? We are all waiting for this ... I wish you many many titles!

I beleive in your talent and your professionalism!!♥♥♥

Hi my F1 champ!!!! Best wishes from Bali, Indonesia 🙏🙏🙏🙏

Fernando, I wish you good luck in the next races. I wish your return to F1.

Para mi siempre has sido el mejor . Este donde estés o corras donde corras. Me encantas , te he seguido desde que empezaste y espero seguirte unos cuantos años más Un besazo 😘😘😘👍

GP2 ENGINE - 30/06/2019!!!😂😂😂

The transition to the indycar for the full season ! THE ONLY WAY TO WIN INDY500 ! Because once in the 60 years it was possible to come for one race and win. Better yet buy a place in the team Pensk or Ganassi and then you will have the exact opportunity to win, after spending a full season INDYCAR. The only way. I WISH VICTORY FOR YOU

Campeón hola buenas tardes como estás? Espero que bien, mucho éxito en las 24 horas de Daytona, puedo correr a tú lado la próxima vez? Abrazos, saludos!

Very good but... back to F1 please. It is the most interesting car competition. Well, let’s say, the most famous.

No te alejes mucho y vuelve pronto al gran circo. Enhorabuena Campeón 👏

Te saludo, querido Fernando Alonso, desde Matilde, un pequeño pueblo de la provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina... siempre serás el mejor piloto que nos dio la F1...!!! Un fuerte abrazo, al mejor!!!

Es una pena en lo que se ha convertido la F1, por eso me alegro de verte ganar nuevos retos, que eres feliz y nos haces disfrutar.

Ciao, sono un Ferrarista e ti ho adorato in Ferrari! Oggi continuo a tifare Ferrari e sono contento che ci sia un pilota esperto come Vettel. Tuttavia mi manchi molto Fernando. Quando c'eri tu, c'era una Formula 1 vera. Non si facevano penalità inutili. In fondo, sono contento che tu abbia abbandonato il finto campionato chiamato Formula 1. Mi ricordo quando davi fastidio a me un certo Schumacher. Io ero molto arrabbiato con te allora, ma non potevo dirti che non fossi talentuoso. Era una Formula 1 vera con vere battaglie! Buon divertimento!

GP2 engine 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

Enhorabuena Campeon!! Eres un ejemplo de que el querer es poder..... suerte en tus próximos retos.

Si señor ,campeón ,siempre grande y único

de verdad alguien quiere que vuelvas a la formula 1 despues del truño de ayer en el Gp de francia??? menudo truño en lo que se ha convertido la formula 1... aburrida, sosa, con coches que no suenan, sin espectaculo...un autentico truño... o cambian algo o la indycar va a ganar muchos seguidores en Europa

When you aim to perfection you discover it's a moving target... #VamosFernando #Indy500 #TripleCrown 💪🏽💪🏽💪🏽 🇪🇸🇪🇸🇪🇸 😎😎😎

Do it all the time, sometimes is works sometimes it doesn't but it is fun trying it! 😁

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Buen primer día de acción en Le Mans. Esta tarde/noche la crono y últimos ajustes antes de las 24h. Vamos a por ello ✊️! #toyota #wec #lemans24 ... See moreSee less

Buen primer día de acción en Le Mans. Esta tarde/noche la crono y últimos ajustes antes de las 24h. Vamos a por ello ✊️! #toyota #wec #lemans24

 

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Best of luck to the whole team!

I hope to meet you this evening

Good luck Nando and to your team,you will do it again we all believe on you.

Mr Alonzo , si on peut vous Féliciter pour cette victoire aux 24 heures du Mans . Une course qui a des difficultés . Encore nos sincères Félicitations pour cette victoire

Good luck Fernando

Ánimo Campeón🏆🏆

Good luck, Fernando. I hope you will get this one!!!! 👍

buena suerte fernando alonso

Congratulations on the great Le Mans win. 🤥🤥🤥 Thou It must hurt or leave a bad taste in the mouth, knowing that everyone knows the team had to put a fix in for your car to win the race.

Enhorabuena para ti y tu equipo Fernando

Go Fernando we are all anxious to see you capture your second LeMans! Good Luck

buena suerte Fernando Alonso🙌

Congrats another great victory for Le mans 24hr !

Really exciting night qualifying 😮😁 Go show them how to drive today champ xx

Mucha suerte Fernando desde Oviedo.

hola alonso planteas acer dakar o acer formula e o repetir la indycar otro ekipo.. es opiñon. o nascar usa..ni sugerencias ahi.mi opiñon como fans.o ir super formula japon..probar otra cosa diferente. tu elijes.es opiñon.

Qualifying at 3-5 am & 6-8 am in Melbourne time zone 🇦🇺 support you all the way... let’s go for it ✊✊✊✊💥💥💥

Consejo a los tres pilotos y al equipo. Mucha concentración mucha regularidad y mucho cuidado de no romper el coche. ni motor ni chapa ni nada. Y a ganar!!!... Cuidao!!! Vamoooossss!!!...

VAMOS Y SIEMPRE VAMOS, FERNANDO SIEMPRE!!!!!!

Aller Fernando ✌️👍👍. Vivement demain pour faire signer mes casques à la parade des pilotes 😉😊

Vamos Fernando 👍 🏎🏁 💙💛 !

Me alegro mucho , muchas felicidades campeón , aunque creo que te mereces mas titulos , caerán mas tu legado aun no a acabado.

Vengaaaaaa con todo Campeón !!!!

【動画】「さよならフェルナンド」。トヨタを去るアロンソにチームメイトからメッセージ [Video] "Goodbye Fernando". Message from a teammate to Alonso leaving Toyota. www.as-web.jp/sports-car/489489?all

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