Date: 6th June 2014 at 8:21am
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Fernando Alonso will not rest until he has taken his third Formula One World Championship.

The 32-year-old for many is the most all-rounded driver of the current Formula One generation.

The Spaniard has taken two Formula One titles in 2005 and 2006 and has had to watch on as Kimi Raikkonen, Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button and Sebastian Vettel have gone on to take the crowns over the past seven-years.

Alonso has continued to challenge during that time, coming close with both McLaren and Ferrari, boosting his career victories tally to 32 from 222 starts.

But his last victory came over 12-months ago, as Ferrari have struggled to match the superiority of Red Bull Racing last season and Mercedes this.

But whilst frustrated, Alonso remains determined for a third title, an achievement that would equal past Formula One greats such as Sir Jack Brabham, Niki Lauda, Nelson Piquet, Ayrton Senna and Sir Jackie Stewart.

‘We are still hungry for success, waiting for our opportunity to become champion.

‘This is the main goal and you don’t think of retiring until you get some satisfaction.’
Alonso told the BBC.

‘It is not that I’m not happy with two [Formula One World Championships] but the third puts you in a list of very important names.’

‘I think I can carry on long enough to win and to be competitive for some good years. I don’t know how many – three, five, seven. I don’t think it should be any problem.’