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UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019

F1 eyes may have opened after Fernando Alonso’s Indianapolis 500 flop

The spectacular flop of Fernando Alonso and his McLaren team to qualify for this year’s Indianapolis 500 may have raised some eyebrows overseas.

UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019

Fernando Alonso: ‘We will be back stronger’ after Indy 500 crash

McLaren is off to a terrible start at the Indy 500 after Fernando Alonso crashed on the second day of practice. McLaren has been plagued by electrical issues so far …

Fernando Alonso, Helio Castroneves leave Indy test with unfinished business

Helio Castroneves and Fernando Alonso kept waiting around. Now both international stars have some unfinished business to take care of before qualifying for this year’s Indianapolis 500. A rain delay …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018

2-time F1 champion Fernando Alonso leaving at end of season

Two-time champion Fernando Alonso will not race in Formula One next season. His decision comes amid speculation he is planning a move to IndyCar in the United States in a …

Fernando Alonso gets green light to race at 24 Hours Le Mans

Formula One driver Fernando Alonso will further widen his repertoire by competing in this year’s 24 Hours Le Mans endurance race. The two-time F1 champion has been given permission by …

UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017

Takuma Sato holds off Helio Castroneves to win Indianapolis 500

Takuma Sato became the first Japanese winner of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday when he denied Helio Castroneves a record-tying fourth victory as the two traded the lead in the …

Scott Dixon has pole, Fernando Alonso has spotlight for wide-open Indy 500

One of IndyCar’s all-time greats will lead the field to green at the Indianapolis 500. All eyes will be one row behind Scott Dixon as Fernando Alonso makes his debut …

Alomania takes center stage at Indianapolis 500

It was opening day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Fernando Alonso chose a skateboard as his means of transportation through the paddock. He essentially turned the hallowed Brickyard into his …

Fernando Alonso and McLaren’s troubled F1 car finally shows progress

It’s only seventh place in qualifying, but Fernando Alonso will take it. Take it, and cling to it, in hope that his season may have hit bottom and be looking …

F1 star Fernando Alonso learns some crucial lessons in 1st Indy test

Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso has passed his rookie orientation test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. That allows him to try to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 later this month. …

Fryer: So what that Fernando Alonso is racing the Indy 500?

During the last race at Long Beach, there was buzz that IndyCar officials wanted a superstar to commit to the Indianapolis 500 and make the 101st running a must-watch race.

Point-seeking Jenson Button replaces Fernando Alonso at Monaco Grand Prix

Veteran British driver Jenson Button will step in for Fernando Alonso at the Monaco Grand Prix next month. Although the 37-year-old Button retired at the end of last season, he …

F1 driver Fernando Alonso preparing for Indy 500

Fernando Alonso has explained how his crash course for the Indianapolis 500 will include watching old footage on flights between Formula One races. The two-time F1 champion will compete in …

Two-time F1 champion Fernando Alonso skipping Monaco GP for Indy 500

McLaren says Fernando Alonso will race for the team at the Indianapolis 500 next month and miss the Monaco Grand Prix. McLaren will be racing in the famous IndyCar race …