Fernando Alonso Indianapolis test (2017)
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Andretti Autosport team manager Rob Edwards said that Fernando Alonso’s first day of testing an IndyCar confirmed not only his talent but also his completely professional approach – and determination to win the 101st Indy 500.
Fernando Alonso has admitted that he was initially intimidated by turning into corners at around 227mph but is now able to lap the Indianapolis Motor Speedway flat all the way around.
Andretti Autosport team owner Michael Andretti says Fernando Alonso’s competence and attitude as he went through Rookie Orientation Practice showed his quality.
Fernando Alonso said his Andretti Autosport car "was driving itself" during his first test in Indianapolis ahead of the Indy 500.
Fernando Alonso will attempt to pass the Rookie Orientation Practice programme at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday, as the two-time Formula 1 champion gets his first taste of IndyCar machinery.