IndyCar: If Rossi can do it…Alonso’s mission improbable

Fernando Alonso’s 2017 Indy 500 bid has been the talk of the IndyCar paddock for a couple of weeks. Now that the initial excitement and surprise has subsided – slightly – attention turned to the magnitude of the task at hand. But are people grossly underestimating the chances of the 2-time F1 World Champion becoming…

Alonso seeks legendary status with Indy 500 bid

No one saw this move by Fernando Alonso coming. Much like one of his overtakes in F1, the McLaren star did something that left the motorsport world almost speechless and asking: did he just do that? The double F1 World champion will compete at the 101st Indianapolis 500 for Andretti Autosport. With backing and the blessing of Honda…