FLASHBACK: Alonso thinks being champion with Schumacher still on track had more value

Fernando Alonso after winning the 2006 championship during the press conference he had some words to say about Michael Schumacher.

Fernando Alonso were asked to say a few words about Michael Schumacher after very close rivarly in 2005 and 2006, “Yeah it was very close and I think it was good to fight with him,”

“I always said to become champion when Michael Schumacher is still on the track has maybe more value,”

“I was extremely lucky to win the 2005 and 2006 championship with Michael Schumacher being in Formula One,” Alonso added.

“I wish him the best in his new life with his family and for us as drivers it was a real pleasure to race with him,” Alonso said.