Splash! Formula One Superstar Fernando Alonso Triumphs at Malaysian Grand Prix, Conquers Rainy Conditions
Just about everyone slept on Fernando Alonso – and Ferrari – this past weekend. But Oakley’s two-time Formula One World Champion, in a less-than-feared machine, shocked the entire scene at the Malaysian Grand Prix – claiming his 28th career victory after owning a restart due to heavy pouring rain. “It was a big surprise today,” Fernando said, rocking his Oakley eyewear. “We were not competitive in Australia and not here and our goal was to score as many points as possible and we scored 25…keeping calm in uncertain conditions.”
Jerez: Formula 1 Superstar Fernando Alonso Clocks Fastest Lap In First Preseason Test Stop As New Ferrari Debuts, Eyes First Race
Say what you will about Ferrari and its Championship prospects. But one thing’s certain. Fernando Alonso is on a mission. Oakley’s Spanish Formula 1 Superstar kicked 2012 off in high gear with a surprise at the season-opening four-day test at Jerez, Spain, early February – clocking the fastest lap on the final day of the stop. Following a challenging week for Fernando’s Ferrari team, his 1 minute, 18.877 second lap was clocked seven-tenths faster the rest of the field on that Friday. Rocking a new 2012 model machine, the two-time F1 Champion blazed his way into the year on a high note. But as all gear heads know, testing is…well, testing.