Alonso to miss Monaco GP to race at Indycar!

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  1. Bas Jaski

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  2. Beau365

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    That has to be the crappiest timing. He has a chance of decent points around MC
     
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    awesome and bizarre are the two words coming to mind :)
     
  4. Bas Jaski

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    I swore that I said last year was the last time I watched the Commercials500 but this year I'll be watching with interest.
     
  5. Bas Jaski

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    Presumably it'll be Button back in the car in MC then?
     
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    Interesting.......is he trying to break his contract with Mc/Honda??
     
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  8. Bas Jaski

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    I reckon this'll be his first shot at Indycar win, he wants the triple crown. Next year drive with Porsche in LMS but possibility of LMS series race falling on same date as indycar again if he needs another shot...
     
  9. maulaf

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    on the contrary, as per article
     
  10. Jeronimo GTO

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    My thoughts exactly. Nando is obsessed with how history will look at him.

    Still very strange all this...
     
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    That will be interesting, of course, but the bottom line is that he really must be bored to death with the McLaren-Honda to miss a race with a solid chance for points.
    Knowing Fernando's luck, J.B will drive the McLaren-Honda for this one G.P and score a podium.

    Rgds
     
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    Good for him!
     
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    +1 and this before my morning coffee. Unreal.
     
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    Good bye ...try nascar next....
     
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    Must be nice to be playing in both fields......diversification.....whether he will make it in Indycar is yet another story. Im gonna watch that race with intrigue just because he is in it.
     
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    Good for him. He wants to race in something different. Why not. Life is short and does anyone think for second Mclaren will be on the podium. I dont certainly not in a dry race. They simply dont have the pace. I hope he enjoy the 500.
     
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    Agreed. Just go away already
     
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    I guess when you're the best driver in the world, you can do these things. Good for him.
     
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    I expect that Mario is part of the package. Alonso will need some intense, expert coaching in the fine art of set-up, qualifying and racing at Indianapolis. He couldn't have a better mentor than Mario. What worries me is the wide disparity of driving ability and team preparation in Indycar at the moment. There are many young guns who pull banzai moves in the series, all of these guys are going to want to show that they can beat a 2 time WDC. His rookie test should be interesting.
     
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    I hope he'll do like Mansell and not like Piquet
     

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