Fernando Alonso said he hoped he lifted the morale of his fellow Spaniards suffering from a six- year economic slump by winning his home Formula One race.
Fernando Alonso won the British Grand Prix to give Ferrari its first victory in a Formula One season dominated by Red Bull. Sebastian Vettel stretched his lead in the standings, even after a pit-stop blunder.
Mark Webber of Red Bull won yesterday’s British Grand Prix, overtaking Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso in the closing stages to narrow the gap on the Spaniard in the Formula One drivers’ standings.
"It was a difficult decision to take, but a carefully considered one from start to finish."
- Fernando Alonso on Nov 20, 2014