Exclusive: Alonso on his first year at Ferrari

Exclusive: Alonso on his first year at Ferrari

Despite losing the title in the final race of the year, Fernando Alonso insists 2010 was his best season in Formula 1, the Spaniard clearly enjoying life at Ferrari. He talked to Jonathan Noble about his first season with the historic team

As Fernando Alonso sat down at the back of the Ferrari garages immediately after the season finale in Abu Dhabi, sipping silently from his drinks bottle, you could be sure that the one thing going through his mind was not what a great year he had had at Maranello.

The disappointment of seeing a simple strategy error rob him of the chance of bringing the title back home in his first year with the Scuderia would have been all he would have felt for a long time – especially because he had been so close to pulling it off.

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