Fernando Alonso

Name: Fernando Alonso Díaz
Born: 29 July 1981
Nationality: Spanish
Category: Racing Driver

Fernando Alonso is a Spanish racing driver who was born on 29th of July 1981 in Oviedo, Asturias, Spain. The racing passion of Fernando is coming by his father José Luis who were an amateur kart racer. Alonso or Fernando Alonso Díaz how is his birth name started racing when he were just 3 years old witg karts. A few years later in 1994 he won his first title in the local karting championship. In 1996 he became a world karting champion. Pass through the years Alonso is racing in Euro Open MoviStar by Nissan and Formula 3000 before he joined in the big family of Formula 1 Series.

In 2001 Fernando Alonso makes his Formula 1 debut at the Australian Grand Prix where he was a part from Minardi team. An year later the Spanish driver become a Renault test driver. In Season 2003 Flavio Briatore who was a manager of Renault F1 team replace the place of Jenson Button by Alonso. In 2005 and 2006 Formula 1 seasons Fernando is a World Driver Champion and maybe the best F1 driver for that period. In 2007 the Spanish F1 driver joins to McLaren. He stayed there just for one season and after the he quit the team. The next stop of him is Renault team, again. In this racing team he stayed to the end of 2009. On the next year he become a Ferrari Scuderia driver.

Fernando Alonso is married for the Spanish singer Raquel del Rosario. Alonso is a big fan of Real Madrid Football club. Another favorite sport of him is cycling. One of the best friend of Fernando is Mark Webber.