The best memory of Fernando Alonso: Imola and a historical duel with Michael Schumacher

This weekend the second date of the 2021 season of the Formula 1. On the historic circuit of Imola, the highest category will have one of the most important events on the calendar. However, when arriving at this circuit one of the most passionate duels of recent years is remembered: Fernando Alonso Y Michael Schumacher, in the 2005 season.

Alonso was one of the favorites to win that year’s title and Michael Schumacher was the legend and the last Formula 1 champion. However, the Spaniard gave a driving masterclass. After several years of dominance of Ferrari and Schumacher, this race meant a change in the baton of history. Alonso was received as a candidate and star of Formula 1.

The last ten laps of the race were insane. Schumacher trying to overtake Alonso in every corner. However, Alonso was the best defender. He did not let Michael overtake him, achieving victory. Everyone remembers those laps, especially the Spaniards, who vibrated with the race reporters who could not hide their emotions.

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The Spaniard spoke in the last crows and recalled the best moments lived on the historic track. «I have very good memories of here, especially of 2005. We won the race and then the World Cup. I like the Imola circuit and I was glad that he returned to Formula 1 last year, “said Alonso in the preview of the race this Sunday.

“We have to fight to score our first points of the season this Sunday. Let’s hope all our bad luck of the season has been used up in Bahrain. Also the time will be very different from what we experience. It should be very tight and a couple of tenths of a second could mean several positions, “said Alonso.

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