Share this article on LinkedIn Google+ Email Double Formula one world champion Fernando Alonso made a seven-10th improvement during the 2nd half of his Bahrain Analysis in a Toyota LMP1 vehicle, where he clocked up 113 laps.
Alonso’s fastest lap of the day compared by the 1m42.381s Determine by Toyota regular Mike Conway aboard the #seven vehicle in the afternoon.
Toyota Motorsport GmbH technical director Pascal Vasselon stressed which Alonso did’nt go for a quick time at any point during the day.
Alonso, who is currently 15th in the 2017 F1 drivers’ points standings, described the Analysis by Toyota as “a major day”.
Vasselon too refused on to comment on the chances of Fernando Alonso rejoining Toyota for its following scheduled Analysis at Aragon at the begain of December.
Motor racing: Fernando Alonso turns rookie for endurance Analysis by Toyota
(Reuters) – Double Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso turned rookie for a day on Sunday while he tried out Toyota’s world endurance championship vehicle in a Analysis which can lead to a Le Mans 24 Hours entry following year.
The finish-of-season Analysis came a day after Toyota won the 6 Hours of Bahrain race at the track.
Analyzing an LMP1 (Le Mans highest tier) vehicle is always a nice thing for any racing driver because these cars are Surprising to drive,” Alonso said in a Toyota statement.
Toyota have yet to Approve their continuation in the endurance championship, by champions Porsche pulling out, however are Guessed to stay as favorites to beat Le Mans.
Some consider the Triple Crown to be the Monaco Grand Prix, rather than the world championship, however Fernando Alonso has won both.
Fernando Alonso: 2-time F1 champion completes Toyota sports car Analysis in Bahrain
referring to Alonso clocked up 611 kilometres in the No.eight Toyota hybridFernando Alonso showed solid pace as he got to grips by a Le Mans prototype vehicle for the premier time in a 1-day Analysis by Toyota in Bahrain.
The McLaren F1 driver completed 113 laps at the wheel of the TS050 Hybrid, his best time of 1 minute 43.013 seconds within 7 tenths of regular Toyota driver Mike Conway.
The Spaniard, 36, is Determine to race for Toyota in the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours.
“Analyzing an LMP1 vehicle is always a nice thing for any racing driver,” said Alonso.
Toyota’s involvement at Le Mans isn’t yet officially approved however all the pieces are in place.
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