Fernando Alonso announced his retirement from Formula 1August 16, 2018
Fernando Alonso officially announced the completion of his career in Formula 1 – the famous racer will not participate in the season of 2019. This is reported on the site of the racing team McLaren, in which the Spanish pilot spoke in 2015.
“After 17 years in this amazing sport, it’s time to change something and move on. I have enjoyed every minute of these wonderful seasons, and I can not find words of gratitude for those people who have contributed to this amazing time. There are still some Grand Prix in which I will take part with even greater passion than before, “said the 37-year-old racer.
Fernando Alonso made his debut in Formula-1 in 2001, when he was transferred from the test pilots of the Minardi team to the combat staff of the team. Then the Spaniard moved to Renault F1, in which he won the championship in 2005 and 2006.
In 2007, Alonso represented the McLaren team, with whom he took the third place in the individual competition, and then again returned to the factory team of Renault. From 2010 to 2014, the pilot for five seasons, played for Ferrari, three of whom finished in the second position. Since 2015, he again represents McLaren.
In 2018, Fernando Alonso joined the Toyota team as the winner of the 24-hour Le Mans 24-hour marathon in the top category LMP1. The further the famous Spanish pilot is going to deal with, it is not yet reported.