>


Advertisement
Hot News
for your iPhone
for your iPad
Go to our forums to discuss this news
DATE News (chronologically)
04/26/10
f1
Sponsor insures Alonso's thumbs for 10m euros
(GMM)  During an event for Spanish team sponsor Santander on Monday, it was announced that Fernando Alonso's thumbs have been insured.

The bank said the Ferrari driver's life as well as his thumbs - presumably to safeguard his ability to confidently greet his fans at grands prix with positivity - have been insured to the tune of 10 million euros.

More pertinently, he said he is happy with his start to the 2010 season, as he trails championship leader Jenson Button by 11 points.

"I wasn't happy with things on Sunday night in Shanghai, but now, with a cool head, I can be really satisfied," said Alonso, 28, at the event near Madrid.

"We didn't always gain what we could have according to our potential, but we're fighting for the title and this is what counts more than anything else," added the Spaniard, who said that in 2008 and 2009 with Renault he "knew" he would not win those titles.

Hot News Archives
2000 2001 2002 2003
2004200520062007
2008200920102011
2012201320142015

Search Hot News
Search Help