Fans can't wait to see Alonso run 2019 Indianapolis 500


Here comes Alonso Mania, Part II.

It didn't take long for fans to get excited after Formula 1 star Fernando Alonso announced he'd return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 2019 Indy 500 on Saturday.

“I’ve made clear for some time my desire to achieve the Triple Crown," said Alonso, the 37-year-old two-time F1 champion. "I had an incredible experience at Indianapolis in 2017, and I knew in my heart of hearts I had to go back if the opportunity was there."

Here's a look at fan reaction so far. And this is just the beginning.

We’re Back. #mclarenIndy

Where’s my Delorean? I need to make a time machine. I can’t wait that long for May to arrive. @ims #Indy500

Booooom!!! Fernando Alonso back at Indy for the 500 in 2019. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻


Alonso qualified fifth during his 2017 run and finished 24th after an engine failure. Just imagine the excitement if he does capture the final leg of motorsports' Triple Crown.

Will @alo_oficial take the lead again in 2019? // @IMS

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