Spain’s Fernando Alonso said his European Grand Prix win on Sunday was the most emotional of his career reports BBC F1.
The Ferrari driver fought from 11th on the grid to win in Valencia on the same weekend the Spanish football team made it to the semi-finals of Euro 2012.
The win was the 29th of the 30-year-old’s F1 career and it moved him into the championship lead, 20 points ahead of Red Bull’s Mark Webber.
The two drivers Alonso considers his biggest rivals – McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel – both retired from the race
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- Fernando Alonso / Ferrari celebrates on the podium after winning the European Grand Prix at the Valencia Street Circuit