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Fernando Alonso writes shortened 24 hours of Daytona to his name

Wayne Taylor Racing with Fernando Alonso, Renger van der Zande, Jordan Taylor and Kamui Kobayashi behind the wheel of an awesome apocalyptic 24 hours of Daytona won.

It was definitely not beach weather in Daytona last weekend. Florida did its nickname of ‘The Sunshine State’ no honor to for with seven hours on the clock, the race for the first time for ninety minutes to shut down. With just two hours more to go was the 24 hours of Daytona for the second time shut down by the abundant rainfall.

After twenty-three hours and fifty minutes, it was decided to race to the flags after all the attempts to get the large puddles of standing water from the track to get ineffectual turned out to be.

That was excellent news for Fernando Alonso who, just before the last interruption the leadership afsnoepte of Felipe Nasr as widely used went into turn number 1. That turned out to be the decisive action of the race and Nasr had to content himself together with his teammates Derani and Cullen satisfied with a second place.

The podium is completed by the Acura number seven with under other ex-Manor driver Alexander Rossi behind the wheel. The American was unable to handle in the rain with a fist to the Cadillacs of Alonso and Nasr.

Alonso manages to be at his second participation in the legendary 24 hours of Daytona on his name to write. The next big goal for the Spaniard is the Indy 500. If he manages to win, he has his great purpose is achieved and he becomes the second rider ever, after Graham Hill, the ‘Triple Crown of Motorsport’ has passed.

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