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Fernando Alonso fails to qualify for Indianapolis 500

Fernando Alonso has been trying to complete motorsport's 'triple crown'



Fernando Alonso has failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 after a humiliating return to the USA's biggest race for the McLaren team.

The two-time Formula 1 world champion was fourth fastest of six drivers vying for the final three places on the grid on what is known as 'Bump Day'.

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Indy 500: Fernando Alonso 24th after final practice before qualifying

Alonso is attempting to complete motorsport's 'triple crown'



Fernando Alonso ended the final day's practice before qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 with the 24th fastest time after a difficult week.

The two-time Formula 1 champion's McLaren team was set up especially for this year's race and has struggled on its first experience at the high-speed oval.

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Formula 1: Morocco Grand Prix talks as owners look for Africa race

The last grand prix to be staged in Morocco was in 1958, when Great Britain's Stirling Moss won in Casablanca

 

Formula 1 is in talks to hold a race in Morocco, according to commercial boss Sean Bratches.

If the event comes off, it would be the first F1 race held in Africa since the 1993 South African Grand Prix.

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Indy 500: Fernando Alonso unhurt after practice crash

Alonso escaped unhurt after crashing into a wall



Ex-Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso has emerged unhurt from a crash in practice for the Indianapolis 500.

The 37-year-old Spaniard is making his second attempt at the event but the accident on Wednesday was the latest in a series of setbacks this year.

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