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Alonso 40 years old today: experienced Spaniard can't get enough of it

Fernando Alonso, two-time champion in Formula 1, turned 40 today. This makes him, after Kimi Raikkonen (41), the oldest and most experienced driver in the current field. The Spaniard has made a colourful list of achievements and successes since the start of his career. Like many drivers, he started his career as a karter. His first win in karting came at the age of seven. He went on to win many races and championships and then made his debut in a race car at the age of 17 (1999). He did this in the Euro Open Cup with Campos Motorsport. Read more Marko: 'Suspension for next race would be appropriate punishment for Hamilton' Formula 1 career Is quite extensive. It all started at Minardi of...
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