Fernando Alonso Makes a Startling Revelation Around His Viral Fan Motto ‘El Plan’

Published 12/21/2021, 5:16 AM EST
Formula One F1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – December 9, 2021 Alpine’s Fernando Alonso during the press conference FIA/Handout via REUTERS


Fernando Alonso is one of the most experienced drivers on the Formula One grid. The two-time champion is still regarded as a gritty driver who can make life tough for his competitors on any given day. In 2021, the Spaniard came up with “El plan”.

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The Formula One community is still wondering what “El plan” is, and Alonso has revealed what it is. To everyone’s surprise, Fernando himself doesn’t know what it is, as it started as a joke, and people became serious about it.

Fernando Alonso himself doesn’t know what “El plan” is

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When Fernando first introduced “El plan” to the world of Formula One, many were intrigued to know what it was.

When asked about “El plan,” Fernando said, “It’s a good question, I started to see it too. It’s one of the things that social networks have now. They started with ‘The Plan’, ‘The Plan’, ‘The Plan’ and I don’t really know what it is either. ‘ The Plan. ‘ It is bad to say it, but I don’t know what The Plan is either.”

Formula One F1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – December 9, 2021 Alpine’s Fernando Alonso during the press conference FIA/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

 He added, “I think it is part of ‘The Plan’ not knowing exactly what ‘The Plan’ is . You have to bet, you have to bet. That is ‘The Plan’: scare without knowing.”

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How did Alonso perform in 2021?

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The two-time world champion rejoined the Formula One grid after two years. He signed with Alpine, formerly known as Renault, where he won his two championships.

Many were skeptical about Alonso‘s performance after having a two-year hiatus. But, to everyone’s surprise, the Spaniard hadn’t missed a beat; he even finished third at the Qatar Grand Prix.

Formula One F1 – Qatar Grand Prix – Losail International Circuit, Lusail, Qatar – November 21, 2021 Alpine’s Fernando Alonso in action REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Alonso finished the 2021 campaign with 81 points under his belt and finished 10th in the drivers’ standings. What is your prediction for Alonso as he prepares to tackle the obstacles that wait for him in the upcoming season? Let us know in the comments below.

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Arpit Gomes

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

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