Yesterday we talked about the Top 5 Memorable Performances of Sebastian Vettel and today we will be talking about another all time great in Fernando Alonso who just like Vettel is driving at a very High level and still getting podium finishes in Formula 1. He is a true legend of this sport and one of the best Spanish drivers in history. We will talk about his records below but I love watching him drive because of his never say die attitude.
Fernando Alonso is one of the best drivers in Formula 1 history and his back to back titles in 2005 and 2006 are proud of that fact. He has driven for Renault, McClaren, Ferrari and Minandi in his Formula 1 career. He has 32 Race wins in his Illustrious career and he has 98 Podium finishes to his name which is extraordinary. Let’s see the Top 5 Memorable Performances of Fernando Alonso in Formula 1.
2003 Hungarian Grand Prix
The first career race win in the career of Fernando Alonso has to be one of his most memorable Performances. He was racing against the greatest in Michael Schumacher and still he led from the start of the race till the end of the race and he even lapped the great Michael Schumacher and he at the time became the youngest Formula 1 race winner in history. It was a memorable day in the career of Fernando Alonso.
2005 San Marino Grand Prix
This was a classic example of rising through adversity as Fernando Alonso qualified at the 13th spot in this race and he used all his experience and skill to go past each individual driver until he was close to Michael Schumacher and it looked like Fernando Alonso would not be able to win the race but at the end he took over the legendary Ferrari driver and won the race by just 0.215 seconds. It was one of the most miraculous comebacks In modern Formula 1 history and it deserves a mention on this list.
2006 Japanese Grand Prix
This was the race where Fernando Alonso secured his second successive Formula 1 World Championship title over Michael Schumacher and he had a great race to go with it. During the race it was advantage Ferrari but with 16 laps to go till the finish of the race Michael Schumacher got out of the race and this allowed Fernando Alonso to get his title again and it was a memorable performance as he kept the pressure throughout on Michael Schumacher and he buckled.
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2010 Singapore Grand Prix
This was the first and only “ Grand Chelem” in the Formula 1 career of Fernando Alonso. It means that Fernando Alonso qualified for this race in pole position and not online that he led every single lap of the race and also set the fastest lap of the race on course for his victims and taking himself ahead in the 2010 Formula 1 World Championship Race at the Time. This was the most dominant Performance by Fernando Alonso.
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2012 Malaysian Grand Prix
This was another example of how great of a driver Fernando Alonso was. The race conditions were terrible and it had to be delayed by an hour but still Fernando Alonso did not lose his calm and focus as he showed how to drive on such a torrential race track. He started 9th in the race and he skillfully got his away around all the drivers around him and then Sergio Perez who was in 5th place was his main rival and he got ahead of him and won the race meaning it was one of his best ever race wins in his career.
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