Former F1 world champion Alonso drives La Ferrari

The LaFerrrai has only been in the public eye for one month (following it’s 2013 Geneva motor show reveal) yet it’s already getting nailed on track. Former Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso pulled company rank and got behind the wheel of the new McLaren P1 and Pagani Huayra rival at Ferrari’s Fiorano test track.

And it won’t have been much of a comedown from his Sunday driver. With its hybrid drivetrain linking a 6.3-litre V12 engine with an electric motor, the LaFerrari produces 950bhp, 664lb ft of torque and can top 217mph. While Alonso was apparently told to keep his pace calm, he can’t resist properly going for it, much to the apprehension of his swearing passenger…