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Fernando Alonso career: How many F1 Championships has Alonso won?
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The Spanish racing driver ”Fernando Alonso Diaz” is an F1 ace who started his career at the age of 17 in the 1999 Euro Open by Nissan with Campos Motorsport. Back in time talking about Alonso’s early life, he was into karting from the age of seven. He won the 1988 and 1989 children’s junior championships of the Asturias and Galicia and finished second in the 1991 Spanish Cadet National Championship.

Fernando Alonso career: How many F1 Championships has Alonso won?
Fernando Alonso career: How many F1 Championships has Alonso won?

While talking about these achievements, allowed him to progress to the world championships and finish third at the 1995 Commission International de Karting (CIK-FIA). Alonso being so dominating in karting, a question arises in fans’ minds, how did he join F1? Which team did he drive for at his debut and How many championships has he won to date? let’s delve in detail to find these interrogations.

Check out how many championship did Fernando Alonso racked

The Formula One Star ”Fernando Alonso” of Aston Martin, has been showing his levels since joining Minardi in 2001 and made an impressive debut the following season. Witnessing his debut performance, Renault in 2002 signed him as a test driver. The 21-year-old became the youngest-ever pole winner in his second race for Renault and the youngest Grand Prix winner to date.

Talking about his championship wins, Alonso from 2001 to 2023 has claimed the World Championship twice making him a Double World Champion, winning his first title in 2005 and becoming the youngest winner at the age of 24 years and 58 days. In 2006 he defeated Michael Schumacher and won his second consecutive title.

After over 300 entries Alonso has won 32 Grand Prix, earned 22 pole positions, and scored 2267 points. The 42-year-old ended the 2023 season with 206 points and secured fourth place. Fernando Alonso is the only Spanish Formula One driver to have won the World Championship. The Spanish driver is no stranger to exploring other racing categories, he has also won the World Endurance Championship.

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Over the years Alonso has switched a few teams including McLaren, Scuderia Ferrari, and Alpine and currently he drives for Aston Martin. Aston Martin chose Alonso in 2023, as their driver seat was vacant after Sebastian Vettel‘s retirement. Despite a disappointing performance of Aston Martin, Alonso was able to grab around 8 podiums in the 2023 season. Being the oldest driver on the grid, his retirement has become a hot topic, but the Spaniard not showing signs of stopping anytime soon.

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Gaurang is a writer at the SportsOrbit covering articles related to F1,Gaurang was 14 when he cared more about playing football than studying. But when COVID hit and he had to stay home, he discovered Formula 1. It immediately caught his interest. Since then, he's been really into Formula 1, watching every race and learning all about it. He still loves football, but now he's also a big fan of Formula 1, especially Lewis Hamilton. Even though he loves racing, he still looks up to Cristiano Ronaldo as his idol.