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Brown: Botched Andretti deal enabled Alonso signing for Indy

McLaren CEO Zak Brown admitted that Fernando Alonso's enrollment for Indy by Arrow McLaren SP is a direct result of the Spaniard's failed talks with Andretti Autosport. Alonso has rejoined McLaren for its new IndyCar venture with Arrow Schmidt Peterson, the two-time world champion running at the Brickyard in May alongside full-time driver Patricio O'Ward and Oliver Askew. But the new Chevy-powered Arrow McLaren SP entity certainly wasn't Alonso's first choice to try and fulfill his Triple Crown ambitions. The two-time world champion looked set to return to Indianapolis with Andretti Autosport which had lined up an array of sponsors to support Alonso's efforts at the Speedway. Alonso joins...
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