The year has just started and there is no time to lose in the world of four-wheel competition. Everything is ready for the 24 Hours of Daytona. This weekend is the Roar Before -which could be translated as the previous roar. The riders will have seven sessions of official free practice and a timed session to decide the order of the garages.
Fernando Alonso, undisputed guilty of the interest that this year has generated the competition on this side of the pond, will finally climb the United Autosport in official session, at the end of November he had the opportunity to do so in a private test at Motorland Aragón.
The Spanish rider has already shown on social networks his excitement to climb back to the LMP2 where he hopes to continue gaining experience in the face of the race in which many of the eyes will be focused on him. There is a lot at stake.
Seven sessions in three days
Go well on the agenda: January 5, 6 and 7. These are the days in which the free 24 Hours of Daytona training will be played. The first session will start at 5:00 p.m. Spanish peninsular and will last for an hour and a quarter. An hour and a half will be the second at 21.30.
The next day – Reyes Day – the action will begin soon in the morning in the United States, in the afternoon in Spain. It will be necessary to be attentive to see what happens in the layout of florida from five five in the afternoon until two in the morning .
On Sunday, the third and last day, the last two free sessions will be held and between them the classification by categories will be carried out to determine only the position of the garages.
New helmet for the occasion
Fernando Alonso has taken advantage of the excitement generated by his participation to return to brand new helmet. The McLaren driver, who after the definitive break with Honda can no longer wear white overalls, has presented on social networks the helmet design he will use for the occasion.
More similar to the one used in the 500 Miles of Indianapolis that the one that customary to use in Formula 1, the Fernando Alonso Karting School and Kimoa share protagonism on white background.
Although it is the one that causes the most turmoil, Alonso is not the only Spaniard who will give everything in Florida. The experienced Antonio García will be with the Corvette in the GTLM category, Miguel Molina in the GTD with the Ferrari of Risi Competizione and Dani Juncadella in prototypes, like Fernando, with the team Jackie Chan DC Racing .