Verizon IndyCar Series President of Competition Brian Barnhart has says that the series have been impressed with how Fernando Alonso got through the Indianapolis 500 Rookie Orientation Programme at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday.

Speaking during the live broadcast, Barnhart said that Alonso has met the series expectations during his time in the car so far.

Alonso’s fastest speed so far today in 65 laps has been 221.721mph which is racing speed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the Indianapolis 500. The team are trimming the rear to make the car faster but the team don’t want to put him in the danger zone on tire performance.


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