Fernando Alonso Personal Profile:Born on July 29, 1981, Fernando Alonso Diaz is Spanish Formula One racing driver who currently races for Scuderia Ferrari. Alonso developed an interest in racing at a very young age as his father Jose Luis was an armature kart racer and wanted to pass on his passion to his son. He began karting at the age of just 3 and rose to prominence after winning karting championships in Spain consecutively for three years from 1994 to 1997 along with becoming the world karting champion in 1996. To pursue a career in motor racing, Alonso dropped out of college due to the difficulty of managing time.
Fernando Alonso Personal Profile
Fernando Alonso made his Formula One debut in 2001 with Minardi and became the third-youngest driver ever to start a Formula One race. After staying with the team for a year, he joined Renault as a test driver in 2002 and became one of the main drivers of the team in 2003 after showing extremely impressive performance as a test driver. Fernando Alonso consistently kept showing improvement in way of racing and finally won the Formula One World Driver’s Championship on September 25, 2005. (more…)