Fernando Alonso with Michael Schumacher
In this third and final installment of an in-depth interview Fernando Alonso looks back on the legends of Formula 1, his teammates and toughest rivals of whom he considers Michael Schumacher the special one.
Who was your strongest rival outright?
Fernando Alonso: The strongest in Formula 1 was Michael [Schumacher]. In the years when I was starting in Formula 1. In 2001 he dominated and did so up until 2005 and he was on another level. With him it was never easy. Then I got the opportunity to race against him on equal terms for a few years and he was always able to do something special, something more than you were expecting or more than the car was...
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