Fernando Alonso: No difference between Lewis Hamilton titles and Max Verstappen: ‘Let’s enjoy it’


Fernando Alonso reportedly told Dutch media he thinks Max Verstappen’s F1 titles are worth ‘more’ than Lewis Hamilton’s; The two-time world champion fired back on Twitter;watch the Mexico GP live on Sky Sports F1 at 8pm on Sunday.

Last update: 10/29/22 9:11 p.m.

Fernando Alonso has insisted all F1 titles are “incredible”, dismissing reports he claimed Max Verstappen’s championships were worth more than Lewis Hamilton’s.

The Spanish driver, a former teammate of Hamilton at McLaren, was quoted in the Dutch newspaper, From Telegraf, as saying “Max’s titles are worth more than Hamilton’s”.

Alonso reportedly went on to say, “I have a lot of respect for Lewis but it’s different when you win seven world championships after only having to fight your teammate.”

This follows Red Bull’s Max Verstappen winning his second F1 World Championship earlier this month in Japan and helping Red Bull win its first constructors’ title in nine years at the United States Grand Prix. last weekend.

After a confusing finish, Johnny Herbert is the person to reveal to Max Verstappen that he has become the 2022 F1 Drivers' World Champion

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After a confusing finish, Johnny Herbert is the person to reveal to Max Verstappen that he has become the 2022 F1 Drivers’ World Champion

After a confusing finish, Johnny Herbert is the person to reveal to Max Verstappen that he has become the 2022 F1 Drivers’ World Champion

However, Alonso hit back at the reports, taking to Twitter to set the record straight.

Alonso posted: “Please all the titles are amazing, well deserved and inspiring. Incomparable to each other and let’s enjoy the champions and legends of our present times.

“Tired of the continuous search for titles. Let’s enjoy it”.

It’s the second time in two months that Alonso has had to show his diplomatic side with Hamilton.

The pair posed with a signed Hamilton cap gift for Alonso following comments made by the Spaniard on team radio when the former teammates collided in a frantic first-round incident in Belgium.

Ferrari's Carlos Sainz holds the lead on the first lap as Lewis Hamilton suffers a collision with Fernando Alonso and is out of the race at the Belgian Grand Prix

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Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz holds the lead on the first lap as Lewis Hamilton suffers a collision with Fernando Alonso and is out of the race at the Belgian Grand Prix

Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz holds the lead on the first lap as Lewis Hamilton suffers a collision with Fernando Alonso and is out of the race at the Belgian Grand Prix

Fernando Alonso has set the record straight regarding his opinion on the value of Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen's titles

Fernando Alonso has set the record straight regarding his opinion on the value of Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen’s titles

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