Fernando Alonso has commenced the 2023 Formula 1 Season by shocking everyone with an excellent start. There’s a great possibility of Fernando finishing the race first, making him the third-time F1 World Championship winner. Pedro de la Rosa, the ambassador of the Aston Martin F1 team, conveys that it would be a fitting end to Alonso’s racing career. Alonso has returned after a two-year sabbatical and has won the championship twice already. He could finally retire gratifyingly with his third and final mighty win.
Is Alonso Ready for the 2023 Championship?
With two races of the season already done, Alonso met some great competition with the Red Bull duo of Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez. The pair is currently leading on top, leaving Fernando in third place. Alonso stands at 30 points till now, whereas Verstappen and Perez are thriving with 44 and 43 points. However, the Aston Martin team has high hopes, because, since Alonso’s return, he’s giving a tough fight to all the other players. Pedro de la Rosa shares the assessment story of Alonso by stating that despite being 41 years old, he still can make the young drivers run for the hill. He also claims that Fernando keeps his calm and still holds the same hunger for competing that he had before.
Alonso’s Exceptional Racing Journey
Fernando Alonso has been in this industry for almost 20 years and is always yearning for more. The 41-year-old Spaniard started his career in 2001 and won his first race in 2003. He became the youngest double champion in the sport’s history when he won the dual 2005-2006 championships. Afterward, he won 32 legendary races beating the best drivers worldwide, like Michael Schumacher, Kimi Raikkonen, and Sebastian Vettel. He quit in 2018 and came back in 2021. And now, with Aston Martin’s team backing him up, he’s ready to take off with his career again.