Alonso Fastest In Indy 500 Rookie Practice

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Two-time F1 World Champion Fernando Alonso put his Honda Andretti #29 at the top with an average speed of 221.634 mph (356.685 km/h) among the drivers in the "rookies and refreshers" test group.

Alonso ended the 36 laps of the iconic 2.5-mile oval with a best of 221.634mph (356.685 km/h) on the 26th lap, that is a 40.6074sec a lap.Alonso and fellow Spaniard Oriol Servià, who set an average speed of 220.759 mph (355.277 km/h) on his fastest lap completed a Spanish 1-2.

Ed Jones, a full-time rookie driver, completed the top three with an average speed of 219.288 mph (352.909 km/h).

The two-time F1 World Champion was slightly slower than the 222.548mph (358.156 km/h) lap he set in his debut IndyCar test earlier this month.

It looks like Alonso is doing just fine if you were bothered Alonso might not be able to get used to the speed of IndyCar.

Alonso's F1 Team McLaren has allowed Alonso to miss the Monaco GP to compete at the famed oval Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 28, 2017.

Alonso aspires to become the second person to scale motorsport racing's highest crown called the "triple crown." He is joining the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil because he wants to join the late Graham Hill, who triumphed in 1966 as a rookie at Indianapolis, in the rarest space of racing glory.

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