Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso won a thrilling European Grand Prix on Sunday, the Spanish driver becoming the first repeat winner of a wide open season.
Alonso, who drove a superb race from 11th on the grid, said: “I can’t express in words my feeling at the moment, to win my home grand prix is a unique feeling, and with the football I’m feeling proud to be Spanish right now.”
Alonso, who picked up a Spanish flag to wave on his victorious slowing down lap, came home first ahead of Kimi Raikkonen of Lotus and third-placed seven-time champion Michael Schumacher, 43, of Mercedes.
Rafael Nadal clinched a record seventh French Open title on Monday, defeating world number one Novak Djokovic6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 and shattering the Serb’s dream of Grand Slam history.
In a fractious final pushed into a third week for only the second…
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