After the Dakar Rally, Massa wants to tempt Alonso into Formula E

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Felipe Massa is continuing his Formula E recruitment drive by suggesting Fernando Alonso should give it a try.

The Brazilian has been enjoying his new career challenge with Venturi and recently claimed more ex-Formula 1 drivers will make the move to the all-electric series.

Since ending his F1 career after 2018, the double world champion has been a target with Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag and Massa also previously speaking of the possibility.

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And, as Alonso prepares to attempt the Dakar Rally with Toyota in Saudi Arabia next month, Felipe has once again brought it up.

"It will be a great experience for him and something different for all the fans," he told Spain's Soy Motor of his ex-Ferrari teammate's latest project.

"It will be very difficult, it is a great challenge for any driver, so it will be great to see him compete there. I would not do it, but it will be great to see him there.

"I think it will be easier for me to convince Alonso to go to Formula E for him to take me to the Dakar!" Massa smiled.

"I think it is possible for Alonso to come to Formula E in the future. With Fernando, anything is possible."

Perhaps the firmest indication of Fernando himself potentially showing an interest, however, came from Sebastien Buemi, a former Formula E champions who raced alongside Alonso in the WEC.

"We spoke a lot about Formula E, and he's been following it very closely," the Swiss claimed.