Fernando Alonso is the best driver in formula one today.
"In the world there are hundreds of millions of drivers, several thousand make their living from it, a few hundred live very well.
"There are 22 grand prix drivers, maybe six of them are really good, three exceptional, but there is only one genius. So if I had to choose the most complete driver I would say Alonso," he explained.
"I think it's the perfect age," he said. "He has lived the good, the bad and the ugly."
Arguably, however, the present is one of those 'ugly' phases for Alonso; highly paid but missing a third career title ever since he switched to Ferrari in 2010.
"I don't know if he should change teams," Stewart said, "but what I do know is that he will have to make that decision in the next six to eight weeks."
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