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Alonso: These cars are amazing to drive

< ► > On the occasion of the official FIA WEC ‘Rookie’ test in Bahrain, the day after the final round of the 2017 season, one of the most experienced ‘rookies’ of them all successfully completed his first laps in a Le Mans Prototype. Following a total of 113 laps (611 km) in the No.8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid, the two-time Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso – who has for several years expressed a strong interest in endurance racing and has indeed visited the WEC paddock more than once – pronounced himself very happy with the experience. He set a best lap of 1:43.013. Alonso summed up his day, “It was a great day. Testing an LMP1 car is always a nice thing for...
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