Renault closes the door of the Indy 500 to Fernando Alonso

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The director of the Renault team, Cyril Abiteboul assured this Friday that the Spanish Fernando Alonso "will have no other distractions" when he returns to the Formula One so it ruled out the participation of the double world champion in events such as the Indianapolis 500 in 2021 .

At a press conference held this Friday at the Barcelona-Catalonia circuit, venue this weekend of the Formula One Spanish Grand Prix, Cyril Abiteboul assured that " Fernando Alonso will not compete in the Indianapolis 500 once I return to Formula 1 with Renault next year ".

The Asturian enjoyed that freedom at McLaren given his desire to achieve the "triple crown". To meet this goal, he only needs a victory in Indianapolis, which he will seek in a few days, since he is already the winner of the Monaco Grand Prix of Formula One and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

"I can make it very clear that, once he is with us, he will have no other distractions ," said the Renault team principal.

The French team believes that the return of Fernando Alonso world champion with Renault in 2005 and 2006, will be fundamental for the development of the car, "in the medium and long term", by the great illusions that he has deposited in his return to Formula One.

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