McLaren debuts its 2018 Formula 1 car, the MCL33, with a Renault power unit and high hopes.
We imagine the laps will be fast.
"I've never been shy about my aim of winning motorsport's Triple Crown," Alonso says.
Portuguese drivers Filipe Albuquerque and Joao Barbosa teamed up with Brazil's Christian Fittipaldi to win the Rolex 24 Hours as twice Formula One champion Fernando Alonso's car experienced frequent problems at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday. Albuquerque's Action Express No. 5 team dominated the race as mechanical issues plagued competitors, including Alonso whose team finished 90 laps behind the winners in 13th place. The No. 5 team completed 808 laps in their No. 5 Cadillac DPi-V.R,
His goal: auto racing's Triple Crown.
And perhaps in both WEC and F1 at the same time.
It's his seventh engine this year as McLaren struggles to find a winning combo.
He insists something was wrong with his engine last week, but Honda found nothing
"Everybody is talking to everybody."
"Honda's working very hard, but they seem a bit lost."
And Fernando Alonso returns to F1 after racing at Indy.
Honda engines like Alonso's have had a run of bad luck. One blew up on Friday.
"Today we ticked all the boxes," Fernando Alonso said.
"I think its a win-win situation."
"... When you are in your car and close the visor, you would like to have one mile per hour more. It's never enough."