Madrid - Fernando Alonso's Dakar Rally preparations are well under way, with the two-time Formula One champion having just completed 700km in two days of training in Poland.
Toyota says Alonso ran on a rally course that mixed hard and soft soil along with sand tracks and bumpy terrain.
Alonso said it was "definitely a positive couple of days" in which he could "experiment with a different sort of terrain."
"It has been really fun to drive and I'm enjoying every test," he added.
“I welcome every kilometre in the Hilux and I’m happy we were able to push ourselves beyond the team’s original plans".