Head of Porsche LMP1 and Andreas Seidl said that he is absolutely satisfied with the current composition of the pilots of his team and has no plans to invite Fernando Alonso at the team next year.
Recently, two-time world champion said he wants to win the so-called Triple crown, which consists of victories at the Monaco Grand Prix in F1, as well as triumphs in the Indy 500 and “the 24 hours of Le Mans.” This statement has generated a lot of rumors that in 2018, Fernando will try to win the fabled marathon as part of Porsche.
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“We have six pilots that we are very happy. In addition, we have long-term plans – quotes F1i.com Andreas Seidl’s. – Alonso is an interesting rider, and two years ago from this Union really could be something.
But now we have the third prototype, and this situation is unlikely to change in the near future.”
The team McLaren has also hinted that they could return to the ring Sarta, which celebrated the victory on the legendary car F1 GTR in 1995.
However, Alonso is interested in performance only in LMP1 to win the Grand prize.
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