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  1. Interview: Mario Andretti on Fernando Alonso and the Indianapolis 500

    Autocar.co.uk -Motorsport 05.22 / 14:41 www.autocar.co.uk
    Fernando Alonso will contest the Indianapolis 500 instead of this year's Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix Fernando Alonso faces a huge task switching from F1 to oval racing. Mario Andretti knows what he’s going through When McLaren-Honda announced that star driver Fernando Alonso was going to skip the Monaco Grand Prix to contest the Indianapolis 500, it caused a major stir. A double world champion skipping Formula 1’s crown jewel to race in America? The news surprised – shocked – almost ever…
  2. Scott Dixon secures pole for 2017 Indy 500, Fernando Alonso to start 5th

    Scott Dixon has secured pole for the 2017 Indianapolis 500 which takes place Sunday, May 28. The four-time IndyCar champion, piloting the Honda-powered Chip Ganassi Racing car marked number 9, posted the fastest time during the Fast Nine Shootout round of qualifying yesterday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He will be joined on the front…
  3. Indy 500: Fernando Alonso walking ‘tightest of tight ropes,’ says Dario Franchitti

    Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA) 05.22 / 09:23 gantdaily.com
    The waiting is almost over for Fernando Alonso and his millions of fans worldwide. This Sunday, the two-time Formula One world champion will line up on the grid at the Indianapolis 500 with a chance of writing his name into American motor-racing folklore. Alonso, who is skipping this year’s Monaco Grand Prix to race at…
  4. McLaren's Fernando Alonso will start fifth in his debut Indy 500 race

    Ibtimes.co.uk -UK 05.22 / 05:51 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    The Spaniard will start in the middle of the second…
  5. Fernando Alonso to start from second row after strong fifth in Indy 500 qualifying

    Spin.ph - Internet 05.22 / 01:28 spin.ph
    Alonso overcomes learning curve, engine change to start…
  6. Fernando Alonso qualifies in fifth place for the Indianapolis 500

    DailyStar-Motorsport 05.21 / 22:49 dailystar.co.uk
    FERNANDO ALONSO will start his first ever Indianapolis 500 race from fifth place in the grid after Sunday's qualifying…
  7. Ed Carpenter takes top spot, Fernando Alonso secures place in pole shootout after crash-marred Indy 500 qualifying

    Spin.ph - Internet 05.21 / 03:34 spin.ph
    INDIANAPOLIS — Ed Carpenter turned a tough draw into a winning hand on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time). Now he has to do it all over again. The only full-time owner-driver in the IndyCar Series took advantage of a cooling early evening track for a four-lap average of 230.468 mph on the first day of Indianapolis 500 qualifying, Takuma Sato was second at 230.382, and Scott Dixon, the 2008 Indy winner, third at 230.333. Two-time Formula One …
  8. Fernando Alonso, Scott Dixon into Indy 500 pole shootout

    Stuff.co.nz - Motorsport 05.21 / 02:05 www.stuff.co.nz
    Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso will race in the Indy 500 pole position shootout after finishing seventh in qualifying in a dramatic day at the Brickyard race track where frontrunner Sebastien Bourdais crashed out in a fiery wrec…