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Alonso: I did think of stopping Formula 1

Fernando Alonso admitted that he considered quitting Formula 1 at the end of 2017 after three years of misery and underachievement with McLaren-Honda, instead, he has signed on for another year fired up by the advent of Renault power. Asked in an interview with F1 Racing if he considered throwing in the towel when times were tough, Alonso replied, 'Yes, I did think about the possibility of changing series and stopping Formula 1.' 'After I did the Indy 500 last year, when I came back there were a couple of races in Austria, Silverstone when I thought: Maybe next year I could try a different series. I could do full commitment to the triple crown and do Indy and Le Mans and maybe that's the...
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