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About Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso Diaz (born July 29, 1981 in Oviedo, Spain) is a Spanish Formula One racing driver and a two-time World Champion, who will be racing in 2010.

Professional Biography

In March 2010, he expressed is delight to get another chance to lock horns with seven-times champion Michael Schumacher.

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F1 Swings into Asia with the Malaysian Grand Prix this Weekend
The Formula 1 action moves on to Malaysia this weekend after a fascinating season-opener in Melbourne. Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen pulled off a remarkable victory at the Australian GP last week, employing a two pit stop strategy. He will be hoping to create an early gap at the top of the standings if he can claim back-to-back victories

Ascari to Alonso: Shell Commemorates 500 Races with Scuderia Ferrari
Having achieved a huge amount of success together on the track for over 60 years, Shell marked the occasion by presenting Scuderia Ferrari with a specially commissioned painting by renowned motorsport artist Michael Turner. The partnership dates back to the 1920’s when Shell first sponsored Enzo Ferrari as a racing driver who then went on to form his own racing team, Scuderia Ferrari

Hamilton says he is still in title race post Maldonado crash 'blip'
McLaren ace driver Lewis Hamilton has said his crash with Williams Pastor Maldonado was just a blip and he is still in this year championship title race.

Vettel taking forward 'confidence' not 'anger' from early European GP exit
Formula one star Sebastian Vettel has refused to panic, and has chosen to be confident rather than angry, following his early exit from the European Grand Prix.

Kimi Raikkonen rubs sun lotion on male pals aboard luxury yacht in Ibiza
Kimi Raikkonen turned to be a very caring friend, as he took the initiative of rubbing the backs of his male companions with lotion so that they did not suffer from sun burn.

Williams' Maldonaldo blames 'aggressive' Hamilton for collision at European GP
Williams driver Pastor Maldonaldo has slammed McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton for their collision just two laps from the finish at the European Grand Prix in Valencia on Sunday.

'Let my race do the talking': Hamilton plays down McLaren contract talks
Formula one ace Lewis Hamilton has vowed to let his racing do the talking, ahead of the negotiations over his 95 million pound mega-deal with McLaren.

Ferrari believes Alonso and Vettel could 'co-exist' as team-mates
Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali believes Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel could co-exist as team-mates without any problems.

'Out of form' Button refuses to concede defeat in F1 driver's championship
McLaren driver Jensen Button has refused to give up hope of clinching his second Formula One driver's championship title despite trailing his teammate Lewis Hamilton by 43 points.

Hamilton says this season's championship win would be sweeter than last title win
McLaren ace driver Lewis Hamilton has said he is not thinking about the drivers championship this season, but if he manages to win it this season, it would taste sweeter than his win in 2008.

Webber's Ferrari switch talks gain momentum
Rumours of Formula One driver Mark Webber's switch to Ferrari have gained momentum after he went out of his way to embrace Fernando Alonso, reported to be his next teammate, following emphatic victory in Monaco.

Chief Horner says Webber is 'comfortable' at Red Bull
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has said Mark Webber is quite comfortable with them, and belittled speculation that Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix winner might move on to Ferrari next season.

Red Bull teammates Webber and Vettel may move to Ferrari?
Red Bull teammates Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel are contemplating moving to Italian Formula One camp Ferrari, it has emerged.

Hamilton left ruing Mc Laren's errors as Red Bull's Webber wins Monaco GP 2012
Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton was left disappointed with Mc Laren's repeated mistakes, as Red Bull Racing star Mark Webber won the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday.

F1 top dogs cagey over Barcelona Grand Prix chances
Two-time defending F1 world champion Sebastian Vettel along with other Formula One drivers, are keeping their expectations in check for Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona.

Force India driver Di Resta on Ferrari's radar to replace under-performing Massa
Force India driver Paul Di Resta is among the short listed candidates to replace under-performing Ferrari driver Felipe Massa in 2013.

Webber ridicules rumors about him joining Ferrari in 2013
Red Bull driver Mar Webber has laughed off rumors that he would join Ferrari alongside close pal Fernando Alonso for the 2013 championship season.

Ferrari boss admits team not being able to keep pace with F1's 'relentless development drive'
Ferrari head Stefano Domenicali has admitted that his team is not able to keep pace with Formula One's relentless development drive, and is now aiming at overhauling its cars.

Red bull Engineer claims Webber coping better than Vettel
Red Bull Racing engineer Cyril Dumont has claimed that Formula 1 star Mark Webber is doing better at Red Bull this year than his double world champion teammate Sebastian Vettel.

Hamilton hopeful of Chinese Grand Prix success despite five-place grid penalty hit
McLaren's ace driver Lewis Hamilton has suffered an early blow in his bid to win the Chinese Grand Prix, as he has been hit with a five-place grid penalty due to replacing his faulty gearbox.

Avanade and Lotus F1 Team to Drive Performance Improvements on and off the Track With Cutting Edge Technology
Avanade today announced its sponsorship of the Lotus F1 Team and its appointment as Official Business Technology Consulting Partner, which started at the Monaco Grand Prix on May 27. Additionally, Avanade will provide business and functional process support as part of the team's approach to implementing Microsoft Dynamics.

Ferrari chief looking forward to improved performance in 2012
Ferrari boss Luca Di Montezemolo has warned that his team cannot afford to continue its poor run in 2012

Fernando Alonso and wife split after 5 years
Fernando Alonso has announced his split from his pop star wife Raquel del Rosario after five years of marriage.

Sahara Force India yet to confirm drivers for 2012 F1 season
Sahara Force India Formula One Team is among four teams to have no drivers named on their list for next season.

Vettel breaks Nigel Mansell's record to become new pole king
Reigning Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel, who has set the fastest time during qualifying for today's Brazilian Grand Prix, has broken Nigel Mansell's 19-year record for the most pole positions in a season.

F1 ace Hamilton 'underrated' team-mate Button, says McLaren chief
British Formula 1 ace Lewis Hamilton underestimated his team mate Jenson Button, McLaren team chief Martin Whitmarsh has said.

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel wins inaugural Indian Grand Prix
Reigning Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel today won the inaugural Indian Grand Prix at Greater Noida's Buddh International Circuit.

Hamilton frustrated and mad over being penalized ahead of Indian Grand Prix
Formula One 2008 champion Lewis Hamilton has said that being handed a three-place grid penalty for ignoring yellow warning flags in Friday's practice session at the 205 million pound Buddh International Circuit track here, has left him frustrated and mad.

We're gambling with our lives on track: Button
British Formula One driver Jenson Button has expressed anguish over deaths of Dan Wheldon and Marco Simoncelli, but accepted that "we're gambling with our lives" on the track.

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel wins Korean F1 Grand Prix
Reigning Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel today won the Korean Grand Prix to help Red Bull wrap up a second consecutive constructors' championship.

Japan Grand Prix winner Button angered by Vettel's tactics
Jenson Button, a usually mild-mannered McLaren ace, has criticized 2011 Formula One German champion Sebastian Vettel for his ruthless tactics during the recent Japan Grand Prix.

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