How Alesi battled tears to take his only F1 win

Driving the number 27 Ferrari made famous by Gilles Villeneuve, at the circuit named after the country’s fallen hero, Alesi finally delivered a win after years of frustrating near misses in F1. To cap it all, it came on his birthday too.
But as was so typical of his career, the afternoon in Montreal in 1995 was not a straightforward affair. It was one full of challenges, frustrations, emotional …Keep reading