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Alonso cleared for Indy500 bid after overcoming "nerve-wracking" US visa hurdle

Fernando Alonso has been cleared to travel to the United States and compete in this year's Indy 500 after finally overcoming entry issues. Given the Covid-19 crisis in America, Alonso had encountered a delay in obtaining the relevant paperwork, notably the P1A-Athlete visa required for "an individual athlete at an internationally recognised level of performance". Article continues under video With the Indy500 looming, McLaren CEO Zak Brown has confirmed to enduring "a nerve-wracking" time waiting to hear from Alonso and whether the visa had been granted. "It is resolved. It got resolved this week," revealed Brown. "I can tell you when I got the phone call...
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