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F1: Fernando Alonso to test new McLaren car as group counselor

Fernando Alonso is to test for McLaren in Bahrain one week from now in his job as consultant to the group.

The two-time champion, who left Formula 1 toward the finish of last season, will drive for two days at the authority F1 test after this present end of the week’s grand prix.

McLaren want Alonso’s perspectives on how much their car has changed since a year ago, one of the most exceedingly terrible in their history.

He will drive all of Tuesday and after that the afternoon of Wednesday, taking over from race driver Carlos Sainz.

The group’s other race driver, Lando Norris, will share Tuesday to Sainz and get an entire day in the car on Wednesday.

Alonso will be in a car given to tire testing for Pirelli. F1’s tire provider runs the program and chooses what tires to utilize, yet it will allow the 37-year-old a lot of time to evaluate the car.

McLaren’s 2018 car had fundamental design defects that influenced the group’s capacity to create it.

They trust they have tackled the issues for 2019 however Alonso will conceivably give them a more clear perspective on advancement than Sainz and Norris, who have exceptionally constrained understanding of a year ago’s 2018 car.

Alonso, who in February was affirmed as a McLaren ambassador and consultant, will spend the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend with the group.

Alonso is to race for a recently established McLaren group at the Indianapolis 500 in May, trying to finish motorsport’s informal ‘triple crown’ of Indy, Le Mans and Monaco Grand Prix.

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