Fernando Alonso - F1 Racing Profile

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Fernando Alonso

About Fernando

Nationality: Spanish

Date of birth: 29 July 1981

Height: 1.71m

Weight: 68kg

F1 Records

Record Detail
Youngest Pole Winner 21 years old (Malaysia, 2003)
Youngest Grand Prix Winner 22 years old (Hungary, 2003)
Youngest World Champion 24 years old (2005)

Career Stats

Statistic Value
Grand Prix Entries 377
Wins 32
Podiums 106
Pole Positions 22
Fastest Laps 24
World Championships 2
Total Points 2267
Laps Led 1773
Grand Chelem 1
Hat-tricks 5


Fernando Alonso Díaz, born on 29 July 1981 in Oviedo, Spain, is a renowned Spanish racing driver currently competing for Aston Martin in Formula One. He has won the World Drivers' Championship twice, in 2005 and 2006 with Renault. Alonso's career in motorsport began in karting at the age of three and he quickly moved through the ranks of motorsport, making his Formula One debut with Minardi in 2001 before joining Renault as a test driver in 2002.

Alonso became a formidable competitor in Formula One, gaining recognition as the youngest pole-sitter and race winner at the time. His career also includes driving for teams like McLaren, Ferrari, and Minardi. Notably, he won the 24 Hours of Le Mans twice with Toyota, and the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2018-19. Alonso's versatility as a driver is also evident from his participation in events like the 24 Hours of Daytona and the Indianapolis 500.

Off the track, Alonso is known for his contributions to the development of young racing talent through his esports and junior racing team and his work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. His career in Formula One is marked by adaptability, resilience, and a fighting spirit that has made him one of the sport's most respected figures.