Fernando Alonso taking on the Indianapolis 500 was the last thing I was expecting. But it could be an even harder challenge than he is anticipating.
It's very easy to underestimate the Indianapolis 500. After all, the track is just two long straights connected by four corners, right?
No, because even as an engineer it can so easily knock your confidence. And when you lose your confidence to alter the car set-up to suit the conditions, you lose the ability to be more competitive.