Alonso braves the fog in first test of new Renault R-28

22nd January 2008, Comments 0 comments

Spanish Formula One driver Fernando Alonso put his new R-28 car to the test Monday.

22 January 2008

MADRID -  Spanish Formula One driver Fernando Alonso put his new R-28 car to the test Monday in dense fog at the Cheste track in Valencia as he prepares for a racing season in which he will once again be behind the wheel of a Renault, following a turbulent year with McLaren.

Alonso completed a single lap of the circuit two hours later than scheduled because of reduced visibility. Renault are hoping that the combination of two-times world champion Alonso and the new car, which sports an unusual front wing and lower front-end profile, will put them on track for another victory this season.

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Subject: Spanish news

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