as declared in Bahrain – 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.
Some consider the Triple Crown to be the Monaco Grand Prix, rather than the world championship, however Alonso has won both.
He is going to too compete in the Daytona 24 Hours race in Florida in January by the United Autosports team as portion of his preparations.
Fernando Alonso completes premier Analysis in Toyota LMP1 vehicle in Bahrain
Fernando Alonso completed his premier Analysis of a Toyota LMP1 vehicle at the World Endurance Championship’s finish-of-season rookie Analysis in Bahrain on Sunday.
2-time F1 world champion Alonso racked up 113 laps in the No eight Toyota TS050 Hybrid, posting a best time of one:43.013.
“Analyzing an LMP1 vehicle is always a nice thing for any racing driver because these cars are Surprising to drive.
“I have wanted to Analysis a vehicle such as this for a long time This time & today I can achieve which Extremely I am happy.”
After getting familiar by the vehicle he went this afternoon to do some tyre Analyzing, complementing what Mike [Conway] was doing on the other vehicle.
Fernando Alonso: 2-time F1 champion completes Toyota sports car Analysis in Bahrain
As it stated in Alonso clocked up 611 kilometres in the No.eight Toyota hybrid Fernando 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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