He also finished a 7-12 months hold out to return to the podium at the Qatar Grand Prix, which was certainly the highlight of his season.
Nevertheless, Alonso went in a distinctive way.
“First, Esteban’s victory,” Alonso informed the Spanish version of Motorsport.com.
“I know I did not earn, but it continue to felt like an unbelievable moment for the group. Everybody was quite pleased and I was extremely happy of absolutely everyone at Alpine, so yeah…. the win in Hungary.