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There is only one... Fernando Alonso

12 Jan 2017

Some will have you believe that Fernando Alonso’s F1 title tally would be far higher than two, had he only chosen the right teams at the right time. But to be fair, narrowing multiple options down to one selection can be tricky. Here’s how the Spaniard fared in our ‘life choice’ challenge…

If you could pick just one meal to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Fernando Alonso: Pizza.

If you could pick just one pizza topping what would it be?

FA: For sure not Margherita - that is something for Sebastian* (Vettel)! (Laughs) I like it with Spanish ham.

If you could pick just one holiday destination…

FA: The Maldives.

If you could pick just one track to race on…

FA: Suzuka.

If you could pick just one road car to drive…

FA: The McLaren P1.

If you could pick just one race car to drive…

FA: McLaren MP4/4.

If you could pick just one video game to play…

FA: I play a lot of football games. Probably it would be FIFA.

If you could pick just one colour to wear…

FA: Black.

If you could pick just one sport to play…

FA: Basketball.

If you could pick just one song to listen to…

FA: ‘Have a nice day’ by Bon Jovi.

If you could pick just one thing to drink…

FA: Apple juice.

If you could pick just one book to read…

FA: ‘Open’ by Andre Agassi.

If you could pick just one city to live in…

FA: Oviedo, my hometown.

If you could pick just one movie to watch…

FA: It would be a comedy…

If you could pick just one person to live with…

FA: That is work in progress.

If you could pick just one team mate…

FA: I would repeat one: Giancarlo Fisichella.

If you could pick just one fruit to eat…

FA: Banana.

If you could pick just one vegetable to eat…

FA: Courgette.

If you could pick just one mode of transport to use…

FA: Train. I like to use trains. Everywhere that I can, I take trains.

If you could pick just one gadget to own…

FA: iPhone.

If you could pick just one F1 corner to drive…

FA: Eau Rouge.

If you could pick just one age to be…

FA: 23 or 24. From then on it is only going downhill! (laughs)

If you could pick just one F1 era to race in…

FA: The 90s.

If you could pick just one band or singer to listen to…

FA: Bon Jovi.

If you could pick just one piece of exercise equipment to train with…

FA: Bicycle.

If you could pick just one thing to collect…

FA: If I were to collect something it would probably be watches.

If you could wear just one type of shoe to wear…

FA: Sneakers.

If you could pick just one type of chocolate or candy to snack on…

FA: Lollipop.

If you could pick just one memory from your racing career to keep…

FA: Brazil 2006, when I won the championship again.

If you could pick just one other motorsport to watch…

FA: MotoGP - that I really like to watch.

If you could pick just one person to date…

FA: I need to think that over very carefully, otherwise it will be all over in the Spanish papers! Probably Charlize Theron.


* Sebastian Vettel named his 2016 Ferrari F1 car 'Margherita'