Fernando Alonso is a Spanish racing driver and former Formula One racing driver. He is often regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers in the history of the sport that many fans, apart from just watching live or on the telly, like to bet on with offers like MaxBet Bonus. Born in Oviedo, Spain, Fernando has been associated with motorsports since an early age. His father was a mechanic and he started karting when he was just three years old. In 2003 and 2005 he won his two F1 championships, back to back with Renault. In 2006, Alonso switched from Renault to McLaren and almost won the world championship that year. However, that is only the beginning of his professional successes, as he continued to blow dust in his opponents’ faces. Alonso is rightfully considered to be one of the greatest racers of all time, and here are just some of the reasons why.
In 2008 and 2012 he was second in F1 standings
In 2008 and 2012 he was second in F1 standings while winning a lot of individual races. He is the only driver to win two Formula One World Championships and has won 32 Grands Prix, with a record of 25 victories. He has won the Spanish Grand Prix 4 times, the Monaco Grand Prix 2 times, and 24 Hours at Le Mans twice (one with Peugeot).
He joined McLaren in 2007
He joined McLaren in 2007 and left the team after sixth position in 2007 season. He rejoined McLaren in 2015 and won two world championships with them. He also won many individual races during his time at the team, including a dominant victory at the 2018 Spanish Grand Prix, where he lapped all but three cars to take one of his most memorable victories.
In 2010 he switched to Ferrari
While Fernando Alonso has won two championships in his career, he has also been part of a few teams that have not seen the same success. While he was with McLaren, they did not win any championships and when he was at Ferrari, they were not able to get any titles either. However, while driving for Renault F1 Team, he did manage to win both World Championships in 2005 and 2006. In addition to winning those two titles with Renault F1 Team, Fernando Alonso also won two more championship titles during his time with McLaren in 2007 and 2008 respectively.
He joined McLaren again in 2015
Fernando Alonso is a famous Formula 1 racing driver. He joined McLaren again in 2015 and raced with them for three seasons (2015-2017). He won 24 hours of Le Mans in 2018. He will be racing with Alpine Renault team in 2019.
In 2018, he joined Toyota
Toyota team joined Fernando Alonso in 2018, and the driver won 24 hours of Le Mans race on his debut with them. He is a great racing driver who has won many prestigious races such as F1, IndyCar and Le Mans.
In 2019, he joined Alpine Renault
As per the news, Fernando Alonso will be joining Alpine Renault team for upcoming season. Esteban Ocon will be his teammate in the team. Alpine Renault is a French racing team that competes in the FIA World Endurance Championship and serves as a subsidiary of Renault Sport.