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Featured Alonso Drives IndyCar - Video

Discussion in 'Motorsports' started by Paul Jeffrey, May 3, 2017.

  1. Paul Jeffrey

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    Catch the coverage from the Indy 500 Rookies test and see McLaren Honda driver Fernando Alonso get behind the wheel of an IndyCar for the first time at IMS...


    Following the shock announcement that 2005 and 2006 Formula One World Champion and current McLaren driver Fernando Alonso will be racing in this season's Indy 500 IndyCar race, you can catch all the action from today's rookie test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as Alonso gets behind the wheel of his McLaren Andretti Autosport for the very first time in anger.

    Indy 500 Rookie Test:


    Alonso will be looking to become the first active Formula One driver to secure victory in this famous race since Graham Hill last achieved the feat back in 1966.

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    For more motorsport news and discussions, check out the Motorsport sub forum here at RaceDepartment!

    Do you think Alonso will do well at Indy? Could a career across the pond be in the reckoning for the Spaniard in the near future? Let us know in the comment section below!
     
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  2. Colin Knowles

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    Lots of luck Fernando... You gonna need it...
     
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  3. Steve Bird

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    Nice.
     
  4. Jan Mikuž

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    Birds underestimating Alonso still, i see. :whistling: The guy just killed two at once.
    Puff, and nothing but a cloud of feathers.
     
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  5. Andrew Harper

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    They didn't stand a chance! ALL that track and they have to sit there.....
     
  6. GTSpeedster

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    Already cheating by adding four extra wings... :O_o:
     
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  7. T_rac3

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    Good luck Alonso !!! He really deserve to have a good race after so much frustration in F1. Hope the best for him :thumbsup:
     
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  8. Andrew

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    What a sexy beauty...and YES...I mean the car. ;)
     
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  9. Terry Rock

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    I really hope he does well.
    This is mega...
     
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  10. Knoxstar

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    It's a little known fact that the birds are part of the rookie test. Swerve to miss them and you fail the rookie test. Hit one, you pass. Hit both at the same time and you are Grand Marshall and guaranteed a grid spot.
     
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  11. Yapci

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    Going faster! Indycar lessons:

    - Tip 29: brake, turn in, hit 2 birds, hit apex, flat out
     
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