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Youngest-ever champion Alonso crowned 26th September 2005, 17:03

Fernando Alonso has become the youngest ever Formula 1 world drivers champion at the age of 24.

A1GP: Brazil to the max at Brands Hatch

Nelson Piquet Jnr won both A1GP rounds at the series’ inaugural double-header at Brands Hatch. He also set fastest race lap to give the Brazilian team a maximum haul of 21 points after two rounds. Although the first ‘sprint’ race did not live up to the hype of close racing and lots of overtaking, the […]

Brazilian Grand Prix 2005 Media Review

Before launching into this week’s media review, let us pause briefly to reflect on the magnitude of Fernando Alonso’s achievement: the youngest F1 champion ever, at just 24 years old, and the first from his country. A shame so few newspapers also paused to do him adequate justice. Unsurprisingly, the divide between the quality Formula […]