[62] Alonso obtained a mid-2009 agreement to drive for Ferrari from 2011 on but it was moved to 2010 after Renault were investigated for race fixing in Singapore and Räikkönen was released from the team. [132] Fellow Spaniard driver Carlos Sainz Jr. noted "there are two Fernandos", alluding to Alonso's defensive nature when criticised because of his shyness, compared to his sense of humour, generosity and kind-nature when not racing. [111] Alonso is an all-round driver who can mount an apex and correct a sliding car to go faster. 2016  N. Rosberg Raquel del Rosario, Jenny Kessler, Carolina Costa, Rebeca. 1981  N. Piquet He made his 100 million dollar fortune with two-time F1 world drivers` champion (2005, 2006). [110] Former racing driver and the Sky Sports pundit Martin Brundle described Alonso as "Senna-like in his intimate feel for where the grip is" and cited the drivers' knowledge on how much grip to use for the entry to a turn. [10] Since then he has been in relationships with four different women. [144] The magazine named him motorsport's top-earning driver from June 2012 to June 2013,[145] one of 2016's top earning international stars,[146] and one of 2017's highest-paid international and European celebrities. According to former F1 driver Marc Surer, Alonso’s house and his parents were constantly pestered by fans and media. [58] His car proved to be noncompetitive because it lacked a dual diffuser system and outright speed. The rebranding of Renault as Alpine means, fittingly, that Alonso will be driving a blue car, a colour associated with his first two championships and his home province of Asturias. [14] Alonso told his colleagues he would stay at McLaren in 2017. 1955  J. M. Fangio These 50 Celebrity Tattoos Went Horribly Wrong, The Leo with shirtless athletic body on the beach, Top 50 Most Shocking Pictures Ever Made of Celebrities Without Makeup, 30 Whopping Homes & Cars Of Celebrities That Will Amaze You, Top 55 of World’s Richest Actors – Current Net Worth, Top 50 Craziest Tattoos Of Celebrities in 2020, Top 15 Highest-Paid Soccer Players (Salary & Net worth), Sonal Chappelle: Get To Know The Adorable Daughter of Dave Chappelle, Scott Mackinlay Hahn: The Life of an Eco-Friendly Fashion Designer, Manuela Escobar and The Impact of Pablo Escobar on Her Life, Siohvaughn Funches Got Happy Again After A Nasty Divorce, Charlie Zelenoff: The Self-Proclaimed Greatest Of All Time (Spoiler: He’s Not), June Shannon & The Success Of Mama June In Reality TV, How Kirsten Storms Became A Successful Actress While Overcoming Illness And Severe Stress. Alonso requested the number 14 for it has been his lucky number since he had won the world karting championship at the age of 14 on 14 July 1996. How much does formula 1 driver Fernando alonso earn? Fernando Alonso is the best driver in entire FORMULA 1 despite Sebastian and Lewis are winning races ...it is because of their engines are good.....but Alonso never ever complained about his engines wither it was HONDA. Comparatively, Lugano cuts the commute to Ferrari by nearly half, as compared to Mont-sur-Rolle. [14], Alonso was due to become a free agent for 2009 if Renault were lower than third in the Constructors' Championship. After three consecutive top-ten finishes, Alonso finished 15th in the Drivers' Championship with 17 points. Sharing the No. A second stint with McLaren from 2015 to 2018 resulted in no further success due to an uncompetitive car. [c][104] He entered the Indianapolis 500 in 2020 for his third attempt at winning the race, this time with Arrow McLaren SP after an agreement with Andretti Autosport fell through. Fernando Alonso - 2020 Dark brown hair & chic hair style. [162] From October 2005 to May 2006 he received the Prince of Asturias Award for Sports, the Premios Nacionales del Deporte Sportsman of the Year Award and the Gold Medal of the Royal Order of Sports Merit for winning the 2005 Formula One World Championship. Thereafter start-line collisions, a mechanical failure and an improved performance for Vettel eliminated Alonso's points lead. [21] Alonso was a mechanic to younger kart drivers to earn money. [109][110] Fisichella said Alonso understands when to go faster and when to preserve his tyres in a race. [136], Alonso has done business with Banco Santander, Cajastur, TAG Heuer, Europcar, Silestone,[137] Liberbank,[138] ING,[139] Chandon,[140] and Adidas.