Fernando Alonso

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Fernando Alonso Díaz (Spanish pronunciation: [feɾˈnando aˈlonso ˈði.aθ] ; born 29 July 1981) is a Spanish racing driver currently competing for Aston Martin in Formula One. He won the series' World Drivers' Championship in 2005 and 2006 with Renault, and has also driven for McLaren, Ferrari, Minardi and Alpine. With Toyota, Alonso won the 24 Hours of Le Mans twice, in 2018 and 2019, and the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2018–19. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fernando Alonso has received more than 11,236,635 page views. His biography is available in 102 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 99 in 2019). Fernando Alonso is the 34th most popular racing driver (up from 36th in 2019), the 284th most popular biography from Spain (down from 282nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Spanish Racing Driver.

Fernando Alonso is a Spanish Formula One racing driver and a two-time World Champion who is currently racing for McLaren. He is the youngest driver to win a Formula One World Championship, which he achieved at the age of 24 years and 58 days.

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Among racing drivers, Fernando Alonso ranks 34 out of 1,080Before him are Nigel Mansell, Giacomo Agostini, Alfonso de Portago, Carlos Reutemann, Carlos Sainz, and Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior. After him are Roland Ratzenberger, John Surtees, Jody Scheckter, Mika Häkkinen, Mike Hawthorn, and Walter Röhrl.

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Among people born in 1981, Fernando Alonso ranks 6Before him are Zlatan Ibrahimović, Xabi Alonso, Iker Casillas, Natalie Portman, and Roger Federer. After him are Alicia Keys, Samuel Eto'o, Britney Spears, David Villa, Beyoncé, and Serena Williams.

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Among people born in Spain, Fernando Alonso ranks 284 out of 3,355Before him are Postumus (250), Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (1402), Muhammad I of Granada (1194), Abraham Abulafia (1240), Liuvigild (525), and Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria (1609). After him are Ildefons Cerdà (1815), Ibn Zuhr (1091), Jesús Franco (1930), Marcus Annius Verus (100), Al-Hakam I (770), and Sancho IV of Castile (1258).


Among racing drivers born in Spain, Fernando Alonso ranks 2Before him are Carlos Sainz (1962). After him are Ángel Nieto (1947), Pedro de la Rosa (1971), Emilio de Villota (1946), Marc Márquez (1993), Alex Soler-Roig (1931), Dani Pedrosa (1985), Paco Godia (1921), Jorge Lorenzo (1987), Antonio Creus (1924), and Ricardo Tormo (1952).