Cape Town - Fernando
Alonso will have his first taste of IndyCars on May 3 when he takes to
the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for his first test ahead of his Indy 500
Earlier this month McLaren announced that they would run Alonso in
the 101st Indianapolis 500, featuring a joint entry with Honda and
And it is set to a busy build-up for the double F1 champion.
Alonso will visit the Andretti team this weekend at Barber
Motorsports Park in Birmingham before heading to Sochi for the Russian
Almost immediately after the F1 race he will head back to the United
States to take part in a one-day IndyCar test on Wednesday, May 3 at the
The test, which will be Alonso's first taste of oval racing, will take place from 09:00 to 17:00.