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2017-05-24 14:42

REPPING FORMULA 1: Carlos Sainz says he is sure Fernando Alonso will "represent" current F1 drivers well at the Indy 500 on Sunday. Image: AP / Luca Bruno

Spain - Carlos Sainz says he is sure Fernando Alonso will "represent" current F1 drivers well at the Indy 500 on Sunday (May 27).

While Alonso's usual competitors are contesting the prestigious Monaco Grand Prix this weekend, the Spaniard will be in Indianapolis preparing for the famous high speed oval race.

A watchful eye

And Sainz, a Spaniard and friend of Alonso's, said he will be keeping his eye on Alonso's exploits.

The 22-year-old told was quoted by the Spanish daily Marca as saying: "I watched qualifying and was not surprised how well he did.  I knew he would." 

"The race is another story, very long and with so much that can happen, but I'm sure he will also do well.

Representing Formula 1

"I'm sure all of us formula one drivers in Monaco will be watching and encouraging him, hoping he does well and that he represents us well." 

Gracias ???? . . Thanks ????

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