Alonso to bid for Triple Crown at Indy 500

Fernando Alonso (Getty Images)
Fernando Alonso (Getty Images)

Paris - Fernando Alonso will bid to become only the second driver after Graham Hill to complete motor racing's Triple Crown next year at the Indianapolis 500 with McLaren, the manufacturer announced on Saturday. 

Spaniard Alonso, 37, has won the first leg of the treble twice at the Monaco Grand Prix and added the 24 Hours of Le Mans title earlier this year. 

The two-time Formula One world champion will retire from the sport at the end of the current season, which ends at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix next month.

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