After driving the first lap of Le Mans in a Formula 1 car in history, Fernando Alonso does not feel the circuit is suited to F1 machinery.

The two-time former World Champion took to the Circuit de la Sarthe in an Alpine-branded Renault F1 car in a celebration of Alpine’s motorsport offerings in the build-up to the 2021 Le Mans 24 Hours.

The world-famous track, which is a part purpose-built, part public-road circuit, is almost double the length of Spa-Francorchamps – and Formula 1 racing has never taken place there.

Former Sauber driver Kamui Kobayashi and his Toyota team-mates took overall victory in the Hypercar class when the race took place.

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