Fernando Alonso, Jimmie Johnson swap cars in Bahrain


Fernando Alonso and Jimmie Johnson swapped cars Monday in Bahrain on the Grand Prix circuit.

The seven-time NASCAR champion transported Johnson’s No. 48 to the Bahrain International Circuit. Alonso rolled out a 2013 Formula 1 car.

This was the third time that a Formula 1 and NASCAR driver have swapped rides. In 2003, Juan Pablo Montoya and Jeff Gordon drove one another’s cars at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In 2011, Lewis Hamilton and Tony Stewart did so at Watkins Glen International.

After piloting the unfamiliar cars, the session ended with the two drivers doing doughnuts at the end of pit road.

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