The R25 designed by Pat Simonds, Bob Bell and Tim Dansham featured a brand new integrated electronic system, optimised packaging and detail design as well as an all-new V10 engine, the RS25. The car was more powerful, reliable and driveable than R24. The drivers duo – Spaniard Fernando Alonso and Italian Giancarlo Fisichella were among the contenders for the Grand Prix, as well as for the Championship. Alonso took seven victories, six pole positions and claimed his first drivers’ title two rounds early at the Brazilian Grand Prix. Alonso became the youngest Formula One world champion at the age of 24 years and 58 days, eclipsing Emerson Fittipaldi’s record the latter had held since the 1972 season. Fisichella won the inaugural round of the Championship at Australian Grand Prix, and was 5th in the final drivers’ standings.
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