The official McLaren website confirmed that in 2018, Fernando Alonso will take part in the race “24 hours of Daytona” team United Autosports.
This will be the debut performance of Fernando in the races of endurance.
Two-time world champion will share the Ligier JS P217 together with Phil Hanson and European F3 champion Lando Norris.
“This is an interesting and exciting project,’ said Alonso. – I look forward to the opportunity when you experience yourself in a new category.
“24 hours of Daytona” – the most legendary American endurance race. It is one of the greatest races in the world.
My goal is to become a universal pilot. This experience will help me in the preparation of any other endurance race in which I can participate”.
Note that the official tests will be held from 5 to 7 January, and just “24 hours of Daytona” will be held on January 26-27.
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