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Indy practice reveals perils and challenges of the Brickyard

McLaren had another miserable experience preparing for the Indianapolis 500 as the team worked tirelessly in a failed effort to get Fernando Alonso on the track Thursday for practice, as the Brickyard proved how brutal it can be with a slew of high-speed crashes during practice this week. Alonso crashed early Wednesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and McLaren has frantically been trying to piece together its spare care to get back on the 2.5-mile oval. The team worked until 2 a.m. on the car and literally spent all of Day 3 at the track patching together a new Indy car for the former Formula One champion. “It’s definitely slow going,” said McLaren head Zak Brown. “We had to...
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