Why Alonso risks underestimating the Indy 500
The aftershocks of the news Fernando Alonso will skip the Monaco Grand Prix for the Indianapolis 500 continue. Now, the Spaniard will turn his attentions to his preparations for the famous race - and he'll need to give it maximum respect
Fernando Alonso taking on the Indianapolis 500 was the last thing I was expecting. But it could be an even harder challenge than he is anticipating.
It's very easy to underestimate the Indianapolis 500. After all, the track is just two long straights connected by four corners, right?
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