The latest edition of The Autosport Podcast explains why McLaren Formula 1 ace Fernando Alonso has chosen the perfect time to go for victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Alonso's deal to contest not only Le Mans, but also regular World Endurance Championship races with Toyota, was announced today and already anticipation is building ahead of his latest bid to take a step towards winning the Triple Crown.
Glenn Freeman and James Newbold join Edd Straw to discuss Alonso's deal in detail, and explain why the Spaniard's timing is so good.
The challenge he faces in matching up to highly-rated co-drivers Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima is also discussed.
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