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Alonso says a very special feeling with home race victory

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Fernando Alonso more emotional with his unexpected home grand prix victory, he says after the race it’s really difficult to express in words what the feeling at the moment.

Yesterday in qualifying he says no podium chance in the difficult Valencia race. But the lucky man pushing hard in race and finish top on the podium.

The Spaniard also says home grand prix victory is something unique and its very special feeling. Alonso currently leading the championship clearly 20 points ahead of second Mark Webber.

“It’s really difficult to express in words what is the feeling at the moment,” said Alonso

“Winning the home grand prix is something unique, a very special feeling. I had the opportunity in Barcelona in 2006 with Renault and I still remember that moment perfectly.

“But now I had opportunity with Ferrari, with the grandstands full of red colours. I’m feeling very proud, and winning this race in Spain is probably the best victory I ever felt in terms of emotions. Nothing can compare to this one.”

“It is an amazing feeling. I still remember Barcelona 2006 and now six years after the win probably I will have better and better memories of today with time. Right now it’s too many things with my feelings and too many things to give to all the team and all the fans.” He added.

Alonso, who had previously won the Malaysian Grand Prix, said he never expected such a strong result after a disappointing qualifying.

“After qualifying yesterday you never think you can get a good result or fight for the podium or something like that,” Alonso said.

“When you find yourself third after the safety car I said hopefully there is the chequered flag now and I enjoy this podium celebration, but two laps later I overtook [Romain] Grosjean on the restart, then Vettel stopped and it was a very long race from that point.

“You enjoy this moment so much, but it’s difficult to describe in words what I am feeling.”


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