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Alonso should fight for pole after the seventh time in the first qualifying Indy 500

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Alonso should fight for pole after the seventh time in the first qualifying Indy 500

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Fernando Alonso has Saturday on the first day of qualifying rounds for the Indianapolis 500 for the seventh time, though.

The Spaniard recorded during his four qualifying rounds for an average speed of 370,2 km and is therefore the fastest nine drivers on Sunday will determine who is in pole position to start.

The American Ed Carpenter finished in first place with an average of 370,9 kilometers per hour.

Alonso saves this year, the Grand Prix of Monaco about to for the first time in his career to participate in the Indy 500, which this year on the 28th of may takes place.

The race in Indianapolis will Alonso drive under the flag of McLaren. Alonso is not the first Formula 1 driver that the Indy 500 driving. The famous race was won last year by former Formula 1 driver Alexander Rossi.

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Alonso in 2005 and 2006 on behalf of Renault world champion in Formula 1. In addition, he was in the service of Ferrari was second three times (2010, 2012 and 2013) and in 2007, a times third as a McLaren driver.

The driver of the McLaren was used in the first five Grands Prix this season, up to three times. A twelfth place is still his best result.

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