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Alonso says yes to potential F1 comeback

Alonso says yes to potential F1 comeback



Alonso says yes to potential F1 comeback

Alonso says yes to potential F1 comeback

Fernando Alonso has confirmed he would say yes to a Formula 1 comeback if offered a leading drive. Clearly disillusioned with perpetual life in the midfield, the two-time champion quit F1 at the end of 2018 and will tackle the Indianapolis 500 this year as he seeks the 'Triple Crown'.

Alonso will race for McLaren in the IndyCar headline race, attempting to match Graham Hill's feat of winning at the Brickyard, as well as the Le Mans 24 Hours and Monaco Grand Prix.

The 37-year-old, will keep his toe dipped in F1 this year, however, having signed an ambassadorial deal with McLaren, which will see him take on test duties with both this year and next year's cars.

"You're always going to miss Formula 1 because they are the fastest cars on the planet," Alonso is quoted by Marca.

"If you have the opportunity to be with a top team with the possibility of winning, you will always say 'yes' because F1 is F1."

However, even though he is set to drive F1 machinery this year and attend several races, Alonso says his priority is the Indy 500.

"I'll do the remaining WEC races and Le Mans again, but my head is in Indianapolis and trying to win that race," he said.

"I know it's the hardest of the three in the triple crown because I grew up in F1 and if you have a good car, you can win the championship.

"And at Le Mans with Toyota we had a very good chance of winning because we had a better car, but Indianapolis is different."

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