Toyota has also formally confirmed that Fernando Alonso will participate in the famous Dakar Rally earlier this year 2020, this time to premiere in the Saudi Arabian Deserts.
The two-time Formula One World Champion will race in the Dakar 2020 with the Toyota Hilux, and his navigator will be the multiple winner of the legendary Marc Coma motorcycle rally.
Toyota Gazzoo Racing has confirmed the race, consisting of Nasser Al-Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel; Giniel de Villiers and navigator Alex Haro; Bernhard Ten Brinke and navigator Tom Colsoul; and Fernando Alonso and navigator Marc Coma.
Although Alonso has already tested the Toyota Dakar racecar at desert dunes in Africa earlier this year, he also recently competed with Como in a rally in Morocco. After winning the Le Mans and winning the WEC Series title, the Spaniard wants to write a new chapter in motorsport history.