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Fernando Alonso mania arrives at Indy 500 in America

“On every TV and radio show it is all about Fernando” It’s 1am in Indianapolis. The lights on a small jet periodically light up the dark sky as it approaches the runway before landing and then pulling into a private hangar. Outside the airport an enthusiastic crowd has gathered. The moment a diminutive figure steps […]

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Indy 500: Alonso can win race, says Gil de Ferran

Fernando Alonso will start in the middle of the second row for Sunday’s race Monaco Grand Prix on the BBC Date: 25-28 May Venue: Circuit de Monaco Coverage: Final practice online only, qualifying and race on BBC Radio 5 live. Live text commentary – including the Indy 500 from 17:00 BST on Sunday – leaderboard […]

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Fernando Alonso makes Indy 500 ‘fast nine’ for pole position battle

Alonso is missing the Monaco Grand Prix to make a one-off appearance at the Indy 500 on 28 May Fernando Alonso will compete for pole position at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday after making it through the first qualifying day seventh fastest. The McLaren Formula 1 driver produced an impressive performance in his first competitive […]

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Fernando Alonso: Indianapolis 500 pressure is not a factor

Alonso is making a one-off appearance at the Indy 500 on 28 May instead of racing at the Monaco Grand Prix Fernando Alonso says he does not feel “much pressure” ahead of qualifying at the Indianapolis 500 on Saturday. The McLaren driver, who is missing the Monaco Grand Prix for next Sunday’s race, impressed with […]