Fernando Alonso is a keen cyclist
Double Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso spent the day attending Italy's major cycling race, the Giro d'Italia.
Having worked earlier this week in Ferrari's Formula 1 simulator, the Spaniard headed further north on Thursday to drive the 171 kilometre mountain stage of the famous bike race in a VIP car.
He then presented the race leader with the iconic pink jersey. Alonso, however, was not just having a break from the rigours of Formula 1′s 19-race season.
Last year, the 32-year-old – an avid cycling amatand fan – made an ultimately failed bid to take over the top Spanish team, Euskaltel-Euskadi.
After the bid collapsed, Alonso...
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