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Alonso completes first laps in Toyota LMP1 car

Fernando Alonso has been hard at work on Sunday at the Bahrain International Circuit. The Spanish driver is taking part in a rookie test for the FIA World Endurance Championship. He's at the wheel of the #8 Toyota Gazoo Racing LMP1 racing car. Alonso's outing in the TS050 HYBRID has been rumoured for several weeks, but was only finally officially confirmed yesterday. The car was given an initial shakedown by the winner of Saturday's Six Hours in Bahrain event, Sebastian Buemi. After that it was Alonso's turn to step in, wearing his familiar iconic helmet but otherwise a mainly white firesuit. McLaren won't stand in the way of Alonso's Le Mans efforts He went on to complete a total 37 laps...
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