Fernando Alonso looks Determine to enjoy his premier Toyota LMP1 Analysis in Bahrain following Sunday ahead of a possible entry to the 24 Hours of Le Mans following year, by multiple outlets reporting the 2-time Formula one world champion going to feature for Toyota at following Sunday’s FIA World Endurance Championship rookie Analysis.
Multiple outlets including Sportscar365 announced on Tuesday which Alonso going to be portion of Toyota’s line-up for the one-day Analysis following the six Hours of Bahrain following weekend, marking his premier public running in a sports vehicle.
Alonso is Determine to share running in the Toyota TS050 Hybrid Toyota LMP1 vehicle in Bahrain by hight LMP2 star Thomas Laurent & existing Toyota racer Mike Conway, both of whom have been named by the Japanese marque on the formal entry list, published on Thursday.
When Alonso doesn’t feature on the entry list, further names are Determine to be added at a later date.
The WEC rookie Analysis has seen a number of F1 names appear in recent years, including Robert Kubica & Juan Pablo Montoya, who have tested by ByKolles & Porsche respectively.
Alonso tipped for Toyota LMP1 Analysis
2-time Formula one world champion Fernando Alonso looks Determine to drive a Toyota in the formal FIA World Endurance Championship rookie Analysis in Bahrain later this 30 days.
The break news comes amid reports which Alonso has visited the Toyota Motorsport GmbH factory in Cologne on Monday for a chair fitting.
The have a try-out for Alonso in an Toyota LMP1 vehicle can be a precursor to a drive by Toyota at Le Mans following June, ought the Japanese industrialist recommit to the WEC.
Frenchman Thomas Laurent, portion of Jackie Chan DC Racing LMP2-winning line-up at Le Mans this year, is the rookie approved to drive a Toyota at the Bahrain Analysis.
#seven Toyota Gazoo Racing Toyota TS050-Hybrid: Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi, Jose Maria Lopez picture by: Toyota Racing
Report: Fernando Alonso to Perform Toyota LMP1 Analysis
as declared in McLaren driver & 2-time Formula one champion Fernando Alonso has made it clear which he hopes to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
After driving in this year’s Indy 500, the Spaniard looks to round out the unofficial “Triple Crown” of motorsport, & as it stands, Le Mans is the just race he has yet to get in.
It was approved earlier which Alonso going to be competing in January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona by United Autosports.
Many viewed this as a preparation of sorts for Le Mans, though this generality recent breaking break news indicates a much further serious dedication by both Alonso & Toyota.
while questioned for info on the subject, a Toyota spokesperson simply responded: “we have no comment on this guess.”
Alonso in line for Toyota LMP1 Analysis
Fernando Alonso has McLaren’s blessing to race for Toyota at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2018 if approached, RACER understands.
The Spaniard has indeed been approved as racing for United Autosports in the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January, by Alonso seeing his sportscar debut as the good opportunity to prepare for a aftertime Le Mans attempt as portion of his goal of winning motorsport’s famed Triple Crown.
It is understood the double F1 world champion underwent a chair fitting at Toyota’s factory ahead of a possible premier Analysis in Bahrain.
The last round of the WEC season takes place in Bahrain on the weekend of November 16-18, by a Analysis being held at the Sakhir circuit on November 19.
Following Porsche’s declaration that it going to withdraw from the World Endurance Championship at the finish of the season, Toyota’s involvement was in Uncertainty for a spell however the Japanese industrialist is Guessed to commit to the 2018/19 “Super Season”, that leaves it as the just factory Toyota LMP1 outfit on the grid following year at this phase.
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