Fernando Alonso, of Spain, drives early laps in his Ligier LMP2 during the IMSA 24-hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
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Fernando Alonso believes he has gained vital experience for a future crack at the Le Mans 24 Hours after finishing 38th in the Daytona endurance race Sunday.The McLaren driver took to the track in Florida this weekend to gain experience for racing Le Mans.Alonso has spoken of his desire to take a crack at the "Triple Crown" of motor racing – winning the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and Le Mans.Alonso, who posted the 13th fastest qualifying time in Daytona this weekend, said his experience in Florida would be invaluable when he eventually races in Le Mans.
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