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Alonso leaves another record for the history of Formula 1

Fernando Alonso has surpassed the German Michael Schumacher this Sunday and has become the driver with the longest career in the history o


Fernando has surpassed the German Michael Schumacher this Sunday and has become the driver with the longest career in the of 1, by completing 21 years, three months and eight days since its debut in 2001.

Since his debut with Minardi in the 2001 Australian Grand Prix and until this Sunday after the race at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, the Asturian, who will turn 41 on July 29, has completed 21 years, three months and eight days in the ‘Grand Circus’, for which he beats the record of the ‘Kaiser’, who was active for 21 years and three months.

In that time, in which he briefly retired between 2019 and 2021, Alonso got behind the wheel of Minardi (2001), Renault (2002-06 and 2008-09), McLaren (2007 and 2015-18), Ferrari (2010-14) and Alpine (2021-). It was with Renault that he managed to go down in history by winning two world titles in 2005 and 2006.

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All the cars Alonso has driven in Formula 1: From Minardi to Alpine
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In total, he has achieved 32 wins and 98 podiums in the 341 races in which he took part, finishing 221 of them in the points and completing a total of 18,427 laps.

Thus, he heads a historic podium in which the seven-time world champion is second Michael Schumacher, with 7,763 days from the 1991 Belgian Grand Prix to the 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix; and third the finn Kimi raikkonenwith 7,588 days from the 2001 Australian Grand Prix to the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Hamilton finishes the race with a limp and Wolff points to Alonso

Hamilton finishes the race with a limp and Wolff points to Alonso