Two time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso has confirmed that driving in the Verizon IndyCar Series full-time in 2018 is a possibility for the McLaren Honda driver.

The Spaniard skipped the Monaco Grand Prix in May, instead opting to compete in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil with Michael Andretti’s Andretti Autosport team in McLaren Honda Andretti car.

Alonso made an instant impact on the series, he started the race from fifth place but was forced to retire from the race due to an engine failure.

The Spaniard has confirmed that he will consider his options over the Formula One summer break and will announce his decision in September. It is believed that he could potentially stay with McLaren Honda alongside Stoffel Vandoorne but wants assurances before he makes a decision.

Speaking last month, Alonso said that he is open to everything when it comes to racing in the Verizon IndyCar Series.

The series could see big changes in the driver market in 2018 with a number of driver contracts up at the end of the season which could see a seat become available for Alonso.

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