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Fernando Alonso to Test Indy Car at Texas

In preparation for his second appearance at the Indianapolis 500 in May, two-time Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso will be taking to the high banks of Texas Motor Speedway next month. First reported by Motorsport, it was revealed that Alonso will shake down his McLaren Indy car, equipped with …

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Toyota Wins Sebring Pole, Fernando Alonso Sets Track Record

Toyota GAZOO Racing’s No. 8 Toyota TS050-Hybrid easily won the overall pole Thursday night (March 14) for Friday’s 1000 Miles of Sebring.  In the process, Fernando Alonso set the all-time track record for the 3.74-mile Sebring International Raceway with a lap at 134.473 mph. Alonso and Kazuki Nakajima combined for …

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Wayne Taylor Racing Wins Rain-Shortened Rolex 24 at Daytona

During the 15th hour of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the rain began to fall at Daytona International Speedway.  Instantaneously, the race changed.  What was a relatively attrition-free affair turned into a punishing wreckfest. Wayne Taylor Racing’s Fernando Alonso slipped past Action Express Racing’s Felipe Nasr with just over two …

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Rolex 24 at Daytona Hour 8 Update: Penske Leads, Mazda Foiled by Fuel Leaks

As compared to last year, the 57th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona has been quite a bit more incident-strewn.  There have already been six full course cautions so far, as opposed to four in the entire race in 2018. The Mazda Team Joest entries were strong early with …

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Wayne Taylor Racing Adds Fernando Alonso, Kamui Kobayashi for Rolex 24

Wayne Taylor Racing announced Tuesday (Nov. 27) that Jordan Taylor and Renger van der Zande will be back in the No. 10 Konica Minolta-sponsored Cadillac DPi-V.R. full-time in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  Come Daytona in January, they might be overshadowed by their new teammates.   Recently retired McLaren driver …

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Fernando Alonso to Race in the 103rd Indianapolis 500 with McLaren

With the final Formula One season coming to a close for two-time World Champion Fernando Alonso, fans and media alike have been anticipating an announcement as to where the Spaniard will race next. Today we got our first answer. McLaren announced Saturday (Nov. 10) that Alonso will be racing in …

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Fernando Alonso, Jimmie Johnson Confirm Ride-Swap at Bahrain International Circuit

After weeks of teasing videos, a ride swap has become official. Fernando Alonso and Jimmie Johnson will swap rides on November 26 at Bahrain International Circuit in  Sakhir, Bahrain. The two legends of the motorsports world will do something only a few other driver combinations have done in recent years joining …

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