How Alonso's Le Mans lid takes shape

How Alonso's Le Mans lid takes shape

Hidden behind the windscreen of his Toyota, Fernando Alonso will be gunning for glory armed with the latest in Bell Racing's helmet technology. Here's how it all comes together

Fernando Alonso is a throwback to the good old days when drivers were able to race in Formula 1 one weekend, then take in a sportscar event the next and even find time for a tilt at the Indianapolis 500.

But the days when a driver used to pack away their helmet and take it from one race to the next, regardless of the discipline, are long gone. So when Alonso makes his debut at Le Mans this weekend, it won't be with the same Bell Racing helmet he used to mark his 300th grand prix in Canada last Sunday.

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