Fernando Alonso (Fernando Alonso) will participate in the first race of Formula One this Sunday after returning to the 2021 season Only two years away from the “Big Circus” He focused on other racing competitions, and tied it with Renault’s two world championships as his achievements. However, the Asturian is by no means the first person to decide to return after leaving the car for a while. Actually, He is not even the first world champion to do so, Thus joining the legendary list.
The first to do this was the legendary Austrian pilot Niki Lauda. After hosting the first World Cup in 1975, his career was marked by a car accident in 1976, which almost killed him. However, his desire to compete made him stronger, and in 1977, a year later, he declared himself the champion again. In 1979, he decided to retire, but in 1982, he returned to action Signed at McLaren and again crowned as The best in the world two years later Before leaving the British team permanently in 1985.
The return of the Australians may be the least successful of the world championships. They set a higher threshold, perhaps for Alonso as well.Jones was dubbed 1980 Only a year later, he decided to put on his helmet.Although participated in the competition in 1983, but until In 1985, he confirmed his return to F1. That year, he withdrew from the three Grand Prix he participated in, Can only be completed in the next four seasons, His best position is fourth.
On the contrary, the Frenchman Alain Prost had a successful lap.Was later Fired from Ferrari in 1991, Who already has three championship titles announced that he will no longer participate in top motorsports, but will move to the other end of the race as a commentator.Contact with Formula One resulted in In 1993, Williams wanted to take over his position And Ayrton Senna (Ayrton Senna) formed a terrible team and increased his The fourth world champion in the same year, He finally retired.
Mansell left Formula 1 after winning the championship. After asking for a raise in 1992, Williams did not accept their terms, they broke off the relationship Between the two. Since he returned to the British team due to the death of Ayrton Senna, his absence from the Great Circus has only lasted one and a half years, but he still has time to win the game. In 1995, he signed for the McLaren team But it barely lasted in “Woking”, Finally retired in the same year.
The “Emperor” also wants to follow in the footsteps of Lauda or Prost and is trying to add new titles in the second phase of F1.After the Germans succumbed to Alonso In 2006, he announced his retirement. It has a record of 7 championships and 91 victories. In 2010, he decided to return Working with Mercedes to find his eighth world championship, although he did not even win the game, his return did not disappoint him.At last Decided to retire in 2012 Ironically, due to his fatal ski accident in 2013, he failed to witness the exponential development of the team.
The fire-resistant Finnish pilot announced his Retired in 2009This is two years after he won the 2007 World Cup in the last game, leading Hamilton and Alonso in a single game.But in the season Decided to return to F1 with Lotus in 2012 After trying other types of luck. From 2014 to 2018, he drove Ferrari again, and from 2019 onwards, he and Alfa Romeo (Alfa Romeo) did the same and continued to fight in a parallel battle.
The Spanish driver is the last to join the list. After winning the world championship in 2005 and 2006, he continued to look for a title in Formula One and has been in contact with McLaren and Ferrari. In 2018, he decided to end his career in the “Big Circus” And participated in the Indy and WEC and Dakar competitions over the years. despite this, This will be returned to the Alps in 2021 Seek new adventures in the first class, trying to imitate Prost and Lauda to win the third World Cup.