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Alonsos earnings climb up

19.12.2014 | kyivweekly.com.ua

The annual salary of the two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso from Spain in McLaren will amount to 25 mn British pounds, reported Sovetskiy Sport. According to the British mass media his salary is triple the size of his teammate Jenson Button.

As a reminder, after the end of 2014 season the 33-year old Alonso left Ferrari team and returned to McLaren. Earlier he drove McLaren in 2007. Alonso won Formula One championships in 2005 and 2006. Meanwhile, Button won his only champions title in 2009 season.

The salary of the British driver next season will amount to 8 mn British pounds. Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel, who according to unofficial information will be earning 50 mn British pounds per year in the legendary Italian team, took Alonsos spot in Ferrari.

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