Following the F1 season finale, Fernando Alonso car swapped with seven-time NASCAR world champion Jimmie Johnson at the Bahrain International Circuit. Each driver jumped into the cockpit of their counterparts: Jimmie in a McLaren F1, and Fernando in a NASCAR.

The two legendary world champions went head-to-head in the desert to get a glimpse of how the other half live. And boy, was it epic.

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    • McLaren

      You can see a special programme on SKY Sports F1 in the week of 17 December. Keep an eye on @SkySportsF1 and @McLarenF1 for schedule details.

      about 5 months ago
    • Steven Soco
      Steven Soco In reply to McLaren

      It’s obvious that Fernando can go all out immediately in the weak NASCAR, but the other guy ...the didn’t even dare show him trying to corner the F1 beast!

      about 1 month ago
    • Annoying caow.
      Annoying caow. In reply to McLaren

      +Jesse Whitaker yes lol ☺ :)

      about 2 months ago
    • Jesse Whitaker
      Jesse Whitaker In reply to McLaren

      Why don't you try it with a top fuel ??

      about 2 months ago
    • Annoying caow.
      Annoying caow. In reply to McLaren

      Cool ☺ :)

      about 2 months ago
    • Steven H W
      Steven H W In reply to McLaren

      Surprised the McLaren F1 car Didn't break down 😂😂😂

      about 3 months ago
    • Bulletcore

      This video was stupid. Hardly any driving took place.

      about 4 hours ago
    • Marc Graham
      Marc Graham

      I was hoping they would race them side-by-side straight out around the course just for the heck of it

      about 11 hours ago
    • Adrian Glessner
      Adrian Glessner

      I really love to see things like this done. I wish we could see more drivers have this opportunity to do this.

      about 12 hours ago

      Fernando has become a jack of all cars lol

      about 15 hours ago
    • Brandon O.
      Brandon O.

      Barely any footage of them actually driving. The experience was really cool and I love seeing stuff like this but, no video of the actual driving and all that

      about 19 hours ago
    • Wildjesta ᄋོུཉᄌᄋོུཉ
      Wildjesta ᄋོུཉᄌᄋོུཉ

      This video is like obesity porn, you don't see any exciting.

      about 1 day ago
    • Desperado Lighfoot
      Desperado Lighfoot

      The Beauty and the Beast:) That was so cool!!!!

      about 1 day ago
    • Mark Battista
      Mark Battista

      It sucked

      about 1 day ago
    • Patrick Sartori
      Patrick Sartori


      about 1 day ago
    • caoYB

      Poor music taste

      about 1 day ago
    • Tim Barito
      Tim Barito

      "Low revving v8 engine" bruh you joking? The thing revs to 9500 rpm lmao

      about 1 day ago
    • morgan roberts sr
      morgan roberts sr In reply to Tim Barito

      Tim Barito ......compared to an F1 car yes it is low revving.

      about 1 day ago
    • Bryan Philbert
      Bryan Philbert

      no onboards :(

      about 1 day ago
    • ties0

      different cars, same passion

      about 1 day ago
    • Giancarlo Holovati
      Giancarlo Holovati


      about 1 day ago
    • L. Gyger
      L. Gyger

      Compared to F1 cars almost every other car except the LMP1 cars are just toys.

      about 1 day ago
    • Yrgg2004

      Needed more footage of drivers

      about 1 day ago
    • Eduardo Duarte
      Eduardo Duarte

      NASCAR? What a joke!!

      about 1 day ago
    • Me you and the Animal
      Me you and the Animal

      American idiots go round in circles. Wankers

      about 1 day ago
    • JRC Automotive
      JRC Automotive

      It’s weird seeing the Lowe’s car now.

      Those traitors

      Also, when is Jimmie gonna win a race? Went from contender for the GOAT to trash.

      about 1 day ago
    • Peter Karel Kraus
      Peter Karel Kraus

      Video is terrible compared to Montoya/Gordon and Hamilton/Stuart swaps. Too short, wayyy too short. Mostly talk, not action.

      about 2 days ago
    • DJ

      Kinda wanna see the F1 motor in the stock car

      about 2 days ago
    • izzydjinn76

      Hahahaha Alonso's comments in a nutshell......

      " It was cute to drive a nascar..."

      about 2 days ago
    • Broken Fuel Gauge
      Broken Fuel Gauge In reply to izzydjinn76

      Yeah it was cute when he spun out

      about 1 day ago
    • samuel fitzpatrick
      samuel fitzpatrick

      Fernando is a true super star

      about 2 days ago
    • Kyle R
      Kyle R

      This is very telling. The F1 driver treats the NASCAR as a toy, where as the NASCAR driver probably had a lot of trouble with the F1 car (hence the lack of footage.) There is another video with Hamilton on youtube somewhere where they showed a lot of lap footage (and compared lap times), that one is better than this one.

      about 2 days ago
    • Fernando Reynoso
      Fernando Reynoso

      very nice and epic video seeing two drivers from a different type of racing driving eachother's car and talking good about their experience its what we need today all the good experiences and bad experiences is something we all should be able to layout on a good comment cause we learn from that experience and thats the proper way to let everybody know how was the process...thumbs up for the video

      about 2 days ago
    • Nero Wolfe
      Nero Wolfe

      Let's not insult F1 by mentioning NASCAR in the same breath.

      about 2 days ago
    • ozgoodphotos

      I always wanted to see a race between the two and see how long it would take the F1 to lap the NASCAR.

      about 2 days ago
    • irwing de paula
      irwing de paula

      i'd like to see Jimmie drive in indy 500

      about 2 days ago
    • Jorge Humberto Montoya Herrera
      Jorge Humberto Montoya Herrera

      No hay punto de comparación, sólo diría que en nascar está la esencia de la conducción, el piloto

      about 3 days ago