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Sebastian Vettel vs Fernando Alonso Rivalry and Stats Comparison

In this article, we take a look at the Sebastian Vettel vs Fernando Alonso Rivalry and Stats Comparison. This is the other great Rivalry that Formula 1 needed to get more fans invested in the sport.

Harsh Chopra
Last updated: 09.02.2023
Sebastian Vettel vs Fernando Alonso Rivalry and Stats Comparison

Sebastian Vettel vs Fernando Alonso was the other great Rivalry that the Formula 1 needed to get more fans invested in the sport because the fans were getting bored of the same drivers winning everything so it was refreshing for the fans to see more drivers step up to the occasion and challenge the status quo and winning lots of races. Fernando Alonso was the perfect third foil to the Top 2 during that time.

Fernando Alonso was great for Formula 1 because he was the breath of fresh air and he pushed both Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel and he is going strong and Sebastian Vettel has just retired. 

So, let’s look at the Stats Comparison:


Sebastian Vettel


Sebastian Vettel was one of the most liked drivers in the history of Formula 1 and he is someone who is involved in so many causes other than being a great driver and he has recently retired and the fact that he was in the Top 10 even in the last year of his competitive career was truly astonishing. 


So, let’s take a look at the stats of Sebastian Vettel:

Name

Sebastian Vettel 

Nationality 

German 

Entries 

300

Championships

4

Wins 

53

Podiums 

122

Career Points 

3098

Pole Positions 

57

Fastest Laps 

38

First Entry 

2007 United States Grand Prix 

First Win

2008 Italian Grand Prix 

Last Entry 

2022 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 

Last Win 

2019 Singapore Grand Prix 

2022 Position 

9th


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Fernando Alonso


Fernando Alonso has been competing since 2001 and it has been 22 years and he is still going strong which is truly mind boggling. Racing for 22 years in such a dangerous and risky sport and still being at the top of his game and challenging for the points every race is a testament to his greatness. He is a 2 time World Champion and he would be looking to have fun these last few seasons that he has left. 


So, let’s take a look at the Stats of Fernando Alonso

Name 

Fernando Alonso 

Nationality 

Spanish 

Entries 

358

Championships 

2

Wins 

32

Podiums 

98

Career Points 

2061

Pole Positions 

22

Fastest Laps 

23

First Entry 

2001 Australian Grand Prix 

First Win 

2003 Hungarian Grand Prix 

Last Entry 

2022 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 

Last Win 

2013 Spanish Grand Prix 

2022 Position 

8th 


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Stats Comparison


Even though Sebastian Vettel competed for far less seasons as compared to Fernando Alonso it was evident that he had the better career as he won 2 more World titles than Fernando Alonso. He also won more races , had more podiums and he had more career points in far fewer races. This shows that Sebastian Vettel was a more successful driver.

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