Fernando Alonso downplays Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen’s success … claiming ‘they didn’t build anything to become champions’
Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen have won eight of the last nine championships Two-time champion Fernando Alonso downplayed their success
The Spaniard says changes to F1 rules are behind their reign Fernando Alonso dismissed the notion that Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen were central to “building” his success over the past decade.
Hamilton, who joined Mercedes in 2013, won six championships in seven years between 2014 and 2020 – with only former team-mate Nico Rosberg able to briefly halt his dominance of the sport in 2016. ”
I’m the master!” – Massa ready to go to court over 2008 “discounted” title Verstappen led Hamilton to the 2021 championship and is on course for a third consecutive title for Red Bull, having won 12 of the opening 14 races of the 2023 season.
Alonso is widely regarded as one of the best drivers alongside Verstappen and Hamilton, but has not won a championship since 2006. As reported by Marca, Alonso claimed that Verstappen and seven-time champion Hamilton found winning teams rather than built them.
Fernando Alonso has denied claims that Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen “built” their success at Mercedes and Red Bull.
Since 2014, Verstappen and Hamilton have won eight of the last nine drivers’ championships. Since 2014, Verstappen and Hamilton have won eight of the last nine championships.