Fernando Alonso puts his F1 future in doubt after Le Mans win

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• Spaniard needs to win Indy 500 to complete triple crown
• Uncompetitive McLaren car in F1 could make switch easier

Fernando Alonso has said he will consider his future in Formula One after his win at the Le Mans 24 Hours has put him within touching distance of achieving motor racing’s triple crown. The Spaniard’s victory, alongside his Monaco wins, means he has secured two of the three to match Graham Hill, the only driver to achieve the feat. Alonso insists that the third and final hurdle, a win at the Indy 500, is now a high priority.

The double F1 world champion won at the Circuit de la Sarthe alongside his Toyota team-mates, Kazuki Nakajima and Sébastien Buemi, who put in a superb team effort to take the 86th edition of the endurance classic. Alonso was in superlative form to chase down the leading sister Toyota during a quadruple stint through the night.

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Written by Giles Richards at Le Mans
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/18/fernando-alonso-f1-future-indy-500-le-mans under the title “Fernando Alonso puts his F1 future in doubt after Le Mans win”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.