Alonso lost his driver’s championship that season due strategic error by his team. He started the final race at ‘Abu Dhabi’ with eight point lead.
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Alonso has two world titles, 32 race wins and 97 podiums to his credit.

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Alonso was selected as the best Formula One driver on the current grid following a vote by pool of veteran journalist.
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Alonso is passionate about cycling apart from racing. He has a plan of running a cycling team in the future.

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Alonso is the only Spanish driver to have won a Formula One Grand Prix and he is sixth in all-time list of with 32 wins.

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