Marcus Ericsson scored a second place finish during this year’s IndyCar series.
McLaren will compete full-time in the IndyCar championship for the first time in 40 years.
Honda and Chevrolet have already committed to building such units, while a new chassis will be introduced at the same year.
IndyCar’s Alexander Rossi could have easily collected Colton Herta and Scott Dixon.
Alonso was hoping for a win, yet he won’t get this chance – at least not this year.
This year’s Indy 500 will be held on Sunday May 26 with Fernando Alonso chasing the Triple Crown.
Alonso wants to become the second driver in motorsport history to win the fabled ‘Triple Crown’.
The 2019 race will mark the 16th time a Corvette serves as a Pace Car for the Indy 500.
The two-time F1 champion will drive a McLaren IndyCar powered by a 2.2-liter twin-turbocharged Chevy V6.
Two-time F1 champ Fernando Alonso will take another stab at winning the Triple Crown with McLaren in the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 next year.
Since F1 is already racing there, It will be a nice opportunity to compare it directly to IndyCars.
The longest relationship in all of motorsports has come to an end as Toyota leaves Long Beach.