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Although McLaren insist they are to blame for Fernando Alonso failing to qualify for this year’s Indy 500, Zak Brown hopes the Spaniard gives them another chance next season.
McLaren CEO, Zak Brown, has said the team’s relationship with Fernando Alonso has “never been stronger” despite failing to qualify for the Indy 500 on Sunday.
Daniel Ricciardo sympathises with Fernando Alonso after he failed to make the Indianapolis 500 grid, saying this year there was “more hate” than love with his race car.
Fernando Alonso said no to Zak Brown’s suggestion of buying him an Indy 500 seat as he felt that would not be fair on a driver who had qualified for the race.
From an electrical issue in last month’s Indy test to the wrong colour chassis and finally a lack of pace in qualifying, Fernando Alonso’s Indy 500 bid was marred by mistakes.
Fernando Alonso’s No.66 car sat in the McLaren garage throughout Thursday’s practice for the Indianapolis 500 as the team gave it some “extra TLC” following Wednesday’s crash.
Fernando Alonso says there will be “no fear” when he climbs back into his McLaren IndyCar for Thursday’s practice for the Indianapolis 500.
Fernando Alonso walked away unhurt after suffering a heavy crash during practice for the Indianapolis 500.
Fernando Alonso and McLaren Racing will return to the Indianapolis 500 in 2019, as the Spaniard aims to complete the Triple Crown.