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Scott Dixon hopes Fernando Alonso inspires more cross-series drivers

Reigning IndyCar Champion Scott Dixon hopes Fernando Alonso’s participation in multiple series will open doors for more drivers to take a similar approach. Alonso linked up with Wayne Taylor Racing for the Rolex Daytona 24 hours, he and team-mates Jordan Taylor, Renger Van Der Zende and Kamui Kobayashi went on to win the rain-shortened event. Alonso brought his Formula 1 career to a close last year but is still competing in the World Endurance Championship and in May will return to Indianapolis for his second tilt at the 500. Drivers competing in cross series racing – especially those from F1 – has diminished over the decades due to calendar increases and internal...
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