The story of Alonso's season

The story of Alonso's season

From being written off half way through the year to leading the world championship with two races to go, Edd Straw analyses Fernando Alonso's 2010 season so far

Fernando Alonso stands within touching distance of becoming a three-time Formula 1 world champion with only a few days left of the 2010 season. Yet only a few months ago, the idea that he would head into the Brazilian Grand Prix weekend with a 14-point lead seemed laughable.

That he is in this situation now is a warning sign to the rest of the paddock that, four years after Michael Schumacher retired for the first time, Ferrari has a driver capable of making himself the focal point of the team for years to come.

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