First race will be in March 2019
Halo may have saved Leclerc's life, but Alonso's car didn't survive
As Fernando Alonso's McLaren bounced off Charles Leclerc's Sauber, the controversial F1 halo protector probably saved its first life.
After 17 years and two titles, expect him to focus on IndyCar
The 24 hours begin this Saturday
John Surtees remains the only champion on two wheels and four.
Britain's 2009 Formula One world champion Jenson Button will compete in the Le Mans 24 Hours this year and next for Russia's SMP Racing team in the top LMP1 category, they announced on Friday.
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