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Fernando Alonso’s Puntonas scoops Best New Team award
The much anticipated contest for top honours in the final round of the 2014 Endurance Challenge driven by Mini between CG Racing Pro and Batelco lived up to expectations as the two title contenders battled it out for every minute of the Kartdrome 24 Hours, while star driver, double Formula 1 world champion, Fernando Alonso led his outfit to the Best New Team award for their spirit and commitment throughout the race.
Batelco and CG Racing take early lead – Three titles to be decided in final race of 2014 Endurance Challenge driven by Mini
Before departing Abu Dhabi, boss Eric Boullier told Spanish television Movistar the British team has “no reason to panic”.
However, it has been a disastrous two test days at the Yas Marina circuit for McLaren. It had brought an interim 2014 car to the post-race test fitted with the brand new Honda ‘power unit’, as the partners prepare for the beginning of their works collaboration in 2015.
Jarno Trulli has admitted he is surprised his old F1 teammate Fernando Alonso did not make his five-year Ferrari marriage work.
Alonso, who was paired with Italian Trulli at Renault a decade ago, has split with Ferrari and is expected to move to McLaren-Honda for 2015 and beyond. “It’s hard to grasp that it did not work for Fernando,” Italian Trulli, in Malaysia for the second round of the new Formula E series, told the Spanish news agency EFE.