Fernando Alonso

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Fernando Alonso Díaz (Spanish pronunciation: [feɾˈnando aˈlonso ˈði.aθ] (listen); born 29 July 1981) is a Spanish racing driver currently competing for Alpine in Formula One. He won the series' World Drivers' Championship in 2005 and 2006 with Renault, and has also driven for McLaren, Ferrari, and Minardi. 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 6,627,155 page views. His biography is available in 99 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 98 in 2019). Fernando Alonso is the 39th most popular racing driver (up from 44th in 2019), the 345th most popular biography from Spain (up from 373rd in 2019) and the 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 39 out of 888Before him are Roland Ratzenberger, Helmut Marko, Mika Häkkinen, Lella Lombardi, François Cevert, and Phil Hill. After him are Denny Hulme, Valentino Rossi, Louis Chiron, Gerhard Berger, Damon Hill, and Lorenzo Bandini.

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Among people born in 1981, Fernando Alonso ranks 7Before him are Zlatan Ibrahimović, Roger Federer, Natalie Portman, Alicia Keys, Iker Casillas, and Britney Spears. After him are Samuel Eto'o, David Villa, Beyoncé, Jessica Alba, Rami Malek, and Justin Timberlake.

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Among people born in Spain, Fernando Alonso ranks 345 out of 2,595Before him are Rafael del Riego (1784), Priscillian (340), Carmen Maura (1945), Rosalía de Castro (1837), Andrés Iniesta (1984), and Mary of Jesus de León y Delgado (1643). After him are Hermenegild (564), Joan of Navarre, Queen of England (1368), Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier (1832), Fernando Arrabal (1932), Ernesto Valverde (1964), and Bernardino de Sahagún (1499).


Among racing drivers born in Spain, Fernando Alonso ranks 1After him are Carlos Sainz (1962), Ángel Nieto (1947), Pedro de la Rosa (1971), Emilio de Villota (1946), Alex Soler-Roig (1931), Marc Márquez (1993), Paco Godia (1921), Jorge Lorenzo (1987), Antonio Creus (1924), Juan Jover (1903), and Dani Pedrosa (1985).

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