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Curse of the fifth: 1956 F1 season and Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso often finds himself qualifying in fifth position for Grands Prix ever since his joined Ferrari. The 1956 Indy 500 was classified as an F1 race AP Photo In the 67 races that the Spaniard competed with Maranello, with the starting point taken as the 2010 Brazilian GP when he first started from P5 with the team, the double world champion has found himself in the same spot in nearly a third of his appearances. In those 67 outings, he has been with Ferrari for 84 Grands Prix now, he has qualified fifth on 22 occasions, three of which he gained after penalties were applied to other drivers who had qualified ahead of him. Nine of those P5s came during the 2011 season alone. This...
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