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Alonso win delights home fans

Published 1545 GMT (2345 HKT) May 12, 2013
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Fernando Alonso celebrates on the podium after winning the Spanish Grand Prix. Julian Finney/Getty Images
It was the second time he has won his home race -- the other occasion being in 2006 when he claimed his second world title when driving for Renault. Clive Rose/Getty Images
The 31-year-old finished more than nine seconds ahead of second -placed Kimi Raikkonen at the Circuit de Catalunya in Montmelo, near Barcelona. Clive Rose/Getty Images
Alonso had the backing of a strong home contingent in the stands. Some 95,000 fans were in attendance for the race. Julian Finney/Getty Images