Alonso takes pole position for Spanish GP

Updated: 25 February 2007 10:40 IST

Reigning World Champion Fernando Alonso has taken pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday.

Barcelona :

Reigning World Champion Fernando Alonso has taken pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday. Renault's 24-year-old Spanish driver qualified ahead of teammate Giancarlo Fisichella and Ferrari's Michael Schumacher to take the 11th pole position of his career. This is Alonso's second pole in a row, 11th of his career and first in Spain. This leaves the home favourite Alonso in a position to become the first Spaniard to win his home race in a row this season. Alonso also heads the Drivers' Championship with 13 points ahead of second-placed Schumacher.

Topics : Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix
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