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When F1’s Fernando Alonso met NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson

Fernando Alonso was genuinely impressed by the performance of seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson when the two drivers swapped rides at the Bahrain International Circuit on Monday. After several attempts, Johnson managed to set a time within 0.2s of Alonso’s benchmark in a 2013 McLaren F1 car, while Alonso eclipsed Johnson’s installation lap in the NASCAR by four seconds.[More]