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Alonso commits to Indy 500 return, but not in 2018

Fernando Alonso is determined to race at the Indianapolis 500 again – but not in 2018. McLaren confirmed yesterday that the Spaniard will remain in Formula 1 with the team next year, ending long-standing speculation over his future. That speculation was fanned in no small part by Alonso himself, who repeatedly expressed concerns over the performance of the Honda power unit. The new alliance between McLaren and Renault for 2018 appears to have put those fears to rest, but at the short-term cost of a return to the Brickyard. "With the new McLaren deal for next year, I can confirm that I will not be at the Indy 500 next year because there is Monaco Grand Prix on the same weekend and...
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