Two-time world champion Formula 1 Fernando Alonso made a return to the “24 hours of Daytona” next year.
Last weekend, the Spaniard made his debut in the daily marathon in Florida, which opened the season races IMSA sports cars in North America. Unlike the Indy 500, Alonso failed to Shine, becoming the 12th in qualifying and only the 38th in the race.
The crew Fernando Alonso finished 38th in the “24 hours of Daytona»
“I think so, – said Alonso at the press conference on the issue of return in 2019 – it is Very convenient that the race takes place in January when Motorsport calendar is almost empty. At this time, we usually train and prepare for the new season, and this can be practiced anywhere. But I know better to race than to ride a bike and spending time in the gym.
In addition, the “24 hours of Daytona” is symbolic and prestigious competition.”
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