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Alonso becomes F1's youngest winner

 

Fernando Alonso

At 22 years and 104 days, Fernando Alonso became F1's youngest winner when he triumphed in the Hungarian Grand Prix on this day in 2003.

The Spaniard broke a record that held for 43 years, since Bruce McLaren's victory in the US Grand Prix at Sebring in 1959. 

It was relatively untroubled run for Alonso and Renault at the Hungaroring that year, the pair edging out Kimi Raikkonen's  McLaren and Juan-Pablo Montoya's Williams.

The race also set up a monumental battle for the title. With just three races to go, Michael Schumacher, Montoya and Raikkonen were separated by just two points.