Fernando Alonso performs "very well" during his first experience of a Le Mans prototype car, says Toyota adviser Alex Wurz.
Nov 19 (Reuters) - Double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso turned rookie for a day on Sunday when he tried out Toyota's world endurance championship car in a test that could lead to a Le Mans 24 Hours entry next year.
Nov 18 (Reuters) - The prospect of Fernando Alonso racing for Toyota at Le Mans this year moved a step closer after the Japanese manufacturer said he would test with them in Bahrain on Sunday.
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Fernando Alonso is set to race in the Le Mans 24 Hours for Toyota next season, BBC Sport has learned.
A legendary 1958 Porsche 550A Spyder works racer that placed on the podium at Le Mans, won its class at the Nurburgring 1000, and is a winning veteran of races across Europe, has been consigned to Bonhams for its January auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, where it is expected to attract rapt attention and towering bids well into seven figures. The...
With Porsche’s July announcement of an exit from the World Endurance Championship, both Toyota and organizers of the series were left with the dilemma of there going to be just one manufacturer in the premier LMP1 class next season. The organizers, which include the ACO and FIA, have responded by changing the rules for the LMP1 class. The...
McLaren’s Fernando Alonso will compete in next January’s Daytona 24 Hours race as preparation for an eventual tilt at Le Mans. Zak Brown announced the move on Thursday.
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MEXICO CITY, Oct 26 (Reuters) - McLaren's Fernando Alonso will compete in next January's Daytona 24 Hours sportscar race as preparation for an eventual tilt at Le Mans.
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 19 (Reuters) - McLaren's Fernando Alonso, who made a big impression in the Indianapolis 500 this year, could enter the Daytona 24 Hours sportscar race in January ahead of a later attempt to win Le Mans.
Million-dollar pants, anyone? Continue reading Steve McQueen's Le Mans racing helmet and suit to be auctioned Steve McQueen's Le Mans racing helmet and suit to be auctioned originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
You will never be as cool as Steve McQueen, but for around $500,000, you could win the actual Hinchman race suit and Bell helmet he sported in Le Mans, the classic 1971 auto racing film. It's up for bid at Sotheby's on December 6 as part of the New York - Icons auction. Show More Summary
Brendon Hartley is only 27 but he’s already a 24 Hours of Le Mans winner and World Endurance Championship title holder. Now the New Zealander is about to get his first taste at Formula 1. Toro Rosso has confirmed that Hartley will replace Pierre Gasly at this weekend’s United States Grand Prix, which takes place at the Circuit of the...
The Spaniard competed in the Indianapolis 500 this year, missing the Monaco GP, but has ruled out an immediate return. Indianapolis, Le Mans and Monaco make up the 'Triple Crown'.
LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso has hinted at a possible Le Mans 24 Hours entry next year as he continues to ponder his Formula One future with McLaren.
Allan McNish, a three-time Le Mans winner and now Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler's Team Principal, gives an insider view on what…
Fernando Alonso says he is still working out "some details" regarding his 2018 racing plans, hinting at a 24 Hours of Le Mans…