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Alonso tipped to test Toyota LMP1 - Talk About Cars
No. 8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid at the 2017 24 Hours of Le MansEnlarge PhotoIt appears Fernando Alonso may test the waters in more race series outside of Formula 1 than just the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The Spaniard is already confirmed to be competing in the 24 Hours of Daytona next January, the opening race of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and there are rumors brewing he may also end up competing in one of the rounds of the World Endurance Championship, specifically the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Alonso has previously acknowledged a desire to win the "Triple Crown" of motorsport, which requires wins in the Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. So far he only has the Monaco win. Now Motorsport.com is reporting that Toyota may give him his chance at Le Mans. The website's sources have revealed that Toyota is close to confirming Alonso for a test of the TS050 Hybrid LMP1 racer during a WEC test scheduled to take place in Bahrain on