The seven big races Alonso still needs to win

The seven big races Alonso still needs to win

Daytona 24 Hours victory showed that Fernando Alonso is going beyond his initial 'Triple Crown' aim and has moved on to a wider quest to prove he is the greatest driver of his era. So what should he do next? We have some suggestions

"If I want to be the best driver in the world there are two options. I win eight Formula 1 world championships, one more than Michael [Schumacher], which is very unlikely. The second one is to win different series in different moments of my career and be a driver that can race and win in any car, in any series."

This was the mission statement Fernando Alonso laid out when his first assault on the Indianapolis 500 was announced ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix almost two years ago. Last weekend, he was part of the Wayne Taylor Racing crew that won the Daytona 24 Hours, adding the endurance classic to his 2018 victory in the big one at Le Mans.

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