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Alonso to test Toyota LMP1 car on Sunday

Following weeks of speculation, it has been confirmed that Fernando Alonso will test the Toyota LMP1 car in Bahrain on Sunday. There were doubts over whether the test would happen because the Spaniard is still involved with Toyota's fiercest rivals, Honda, in the Formula One World Championship, and while the two-time world champion visited Toyota's Cologne HQ earlier this month for a seat fitting there remained doubt as to whether he would be given the all-clear. Tomorrow's test must be seen as another step towards an assault on the Le Mans 24 Hours next year as the Spaniard focusses on the Triple Crown. 'We are very excited that Fernando will test our car,' confirmed Hisatake Murata, team...
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