So Formula 1 will lose Fernando Alonso in 2019, as the great matador steps down in frustration at McLaren’s failure to deliver him a competitive car. In the week since his announcement, which perhaps wasn’t exactly an unexpected bombshell, much has been written about how it will be Grand Prix racing’s loss – and how strange it is that this monumentally gifted racing driver has ‘only’ two world championships to his name.
Four F1 champions to inspire Alonso
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