Fernando Alonso questioned his return to the Indianapolis 500

Fernando Alonso is more than focused on the 2021 season of the Formula 1. The Spanish returned to the maximum competition after two years in which he dared to other challenges. From the Indianapolis 500, until the Dakar rally. The two-time World Champion showed that for now he does not plan to compete again in the most famous oval in the motor world.

His starts in the Indianapolis 500 were not the best. Alonso made his debut in 2017 in this test and surprised in the classification, starting in fifth position. After leading the vast majority of laps, his engine McLaren said enough. In 2019, after walking away from the test, he returned. Despite this, he could not qualify for the race and in 2020 he did not have the best car to compete, finishing 21st.

In the last hours, the ex-driver and Champion of Formula 1 in 1997, Jacques villeneuve, assured that Alonso must compete throughout the season of the IndyCar, in order to aspire to win the race in Indianapolis. However, the Asturian, true to his style, picked up the glove quickly and did not hesitate to respond to the former Canadian driver.

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What other people say about their own goals and dreams will not affect the way I think or see things. If I do it again, it will be because of the dream of the Triple Crown and for trying to achieve victory. I will not do this type of racing for fun, “fired the two-time Formula 1 champion, according to the Spanish media Marca.

On the other hand, the Asturian did not confirm his return to the circuits and made it clear that he still does not know if he will be present in future editions of the Indianapolis 500. “I don’t know if I will do this race again and if I don’t, it’s not because someone else said I can’t win it. If I don’t do it again, it’s because I don’t have the motivation to do it.

Fernando Alonso
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