As he himself recognizes, Fernando Alonso would dispute a race every weekend and not just Formula 1, a discipline that by his pomposity and exposure Obnubila to anyone, but uploaded to any wheeled device. As a result of the poor results harvested in its last stage in the World Cup, Spanish has been expanding its field of interest. First it was the 500 miles of Indianapolis, last May, in which left an unbeatable footprint and caused a sensation until the engine of his car burst. Now, your peephole is set in the 24 hours of Le Mans, the most popular resistance test in history, in which he hopes to be able to enlist in a not too distant future, who knows whether until the next edition, scheduled for 16 and 17 June next year. In fact, the BBC already closed the agreement between Alonso and Toyota yesterday, and even opened the possibility of extending its participation to other world resistance tests (WEC).
As has been repeated for a long time, the intention of the McLaren Racer is to take the Triple Crown, an honorary award that is to win in three scenarios as significant AS Monaco, Indianapolis and Le Mans, and has only been able to award Graham Hill. Alonso has already achieved the first of these challenges, and has also done so with three different brands (Renault, McLaren and Ferrari), so now there are two other challenges, significantly different between them. To Indianapolis will return but hard in 2018, since the event coincides again with the Grand Prix of Monaco, and McLaren expects to have a monoplace with which its spearhead is able to fight to rise regularly to the podium, circumstance that would make Unjustifiable his absence.
Thus, the main purpose of the Asturian on the sidelines of the F-1 will be as of now begin to become familiar with the resistance competitions. A few weeks ago the presence of Alonso was announced in Daytona's 24 hours at the end of January. This Thursday, already in the paddock of the circuit of Interlagos (Brazil), the bichampion of the World (2005 and 2006) did not want to answer to the informations that pointed to that it will enlist in a test with a Toyota LMP1, in Bahrain, the next day 19. To confirm, that will be your first contact with one of the prototypes that fight to impose on Le Mans. The Oviedo happened earlier this week by the headquarters of Toyota Motorsport GmbH, in Cologne, before traveling to Brazil last minute, where he arrived on Wednesday, to face a marathon of events.