News Details

Brown: McLaren won't buy Indy grid place we want it on merit

Fernando Alonso said he would be watching the 103rd Indianapolis 500 from home, and McLaren head Zak Brown told The Associated Press that his team would not be buying out another entrant to get the two-time Formula 1 champion into the race. 'We'll come back fighting. We don't want to buy in,' Brown said. 'We want to earn it. Anyone can buy in. We want to get in on merit.' The McLaren miss is one of the biggest failures in Indy 500 history. Roger Penske missed the show with Al Unser Jr. and Emerson Fittipaldi in 1995, a year after dominating the race. Reigning CART champion Bobby Rahal missed it in 1993, and two-time Indy winner Rodger Ward never got up to speed to make the 1965 field. Gil...
Full Story »
3mo ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

F1's 2021 rule changes could play into McLaren's hands...

McLaren CEO Zak Brown believes his team can use the planned 2021 Formula...
4mo ago from GPBlog.com

McLaren boss Brown praises "humble and...

McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown has praised his driver Lando Norris for the...
4mo ago from GPBlog.com

Brown: McLaren won't seek to buy an Indy 500 entry

McLaren boss Zak Brown insists his team will not seek to buy out another...
3mo ago from F1i.com

F1 2021 changes can play to McLaren strengths - Zak...

McLaren can use the planned 2021 Formula 1 regulations to its advantage,...
4mo ago from MotorsportWeek.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Key Yamaha MotoGP figure steps down

No description available...
10h ago from Motorsport.com

Zarco replaced by Kallio at KTM for remainder of 2019...

Johann Zarco has been dropped by KTM and will be replaced by Mika Kallio...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Scott Dixon and Will Power called to run aeroscreen...

Chip Ganassi's Scott Dixon and Team Penske's Will Power are set...

Alexander Rossi is shaking off title pressure going to...

Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi says he feels the pressure is...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Real Madrid ace named captain vs PSG on the night he...

Football fans tend to be pretty split when it comes to how much importance...
1h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsenal send fans into meltdown with Rob Holding video...

return from injury and Arsenal fans are ecstatic
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Peter Crouch claims Tottenham drew to Olympiakos in...

Peter Crouch reckons the draw with Arsenal was in the minds of the...
1h ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal ace Ainsley Maitland-Niles hits out at Unai...

he weekend against Watford and fans were not happy
3h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Advertisements

Hottest News

Criticism of TV coverage prompts Formula 1 response

Formula 1 have issued a response in the face of... Read More »
4h ago from PlanetF1.com

Briatore blasts Horner over Alonso comments

Sep.18 Flavio Briatore has blasted Red Bull... Read More »
14h ago from OneStopStrategy.com

McLaren sees revenue rise by 9.2%

New sponsors, including British American Tobacco... Read More »
2h ago from Pitpass.com
Advertisements

Recent News

Advertisements

Advertisements

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.