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Alonso unsure of Indy participation

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Fernando Alonso has revealed he is unsure if he will participate in the Indianapolis 500 in years to come.

Alonso is on the cusp of becoming the second-ever driver to win the Triple Crown of motorsport. Only Graham Hill has won the Monaco Grand Prix, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and the Indianapolis 500.

Alonso has two of these, having won Monaco twice in 2006 and 2007, and taken Le Mans in 2018 and 2019.

Jacques Villeneuve has given his unsolicited opinion on Alonso’s Indy future, as he does on most things, and thinks Alonso may not compete in Indy again.

“I think he’s stopped trying: the first year he was strong and then he realised that if he only did that one race it was almost impossible to win it. He would have to race on all the ovals and that doesn’t suit him.”

Alonso responded to Villeneuve’s comments, saying in an interview;

“I think we all have different opinions and different points of view on how to race or how to achieve goals. For sure what the other people say about your own goals or your own dreams will not affect your thinking or your way to see things. So, if I do it again it’s going to be for a dream of the Triple Crown or try to achieve the win. It’s not that you do that type of race just for fun. But I don’t know if I will do it again or not.”

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