Alonso admits Indy 500 win will be difficult

Fernando Alonso has admitted he is unlikely to complete his target of securing the ‘triple crown’ this weekend. The two-time world champion, who is returning to Formula 1 with Renault next year after a two year sabbatical, only needs victory at the Indy 500 to add to his previous Monaco and Le Mans wins. This year, he has qualified just 26th as he again races with a McLaren-linked team. “I came to try to win – I came to win, which is a huge challenge,” Alonso told Spanish media this week. “I could have gone to Barcelona to be with Renault but I came here, just like I went to Dakar.

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