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Ricciardo: Alonso's Indy 500 struggles 'sad to see'

Renault Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo says Fernando Alonso’s failure to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 was “sad to see”. The double world champion and McLaren suffered a humiliating elimination from qualifying at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as he was knocked out by a last-gasp effort from American Kyle Kaiser. Ricciardo said he expected Alonso to be “relatively competitive”, adding that his shock failure to secure a spot on the 2019 grid reflects how difficult the competition is. “Personally, because I’ve never done it - driven an IndyCar or been on an oval - I never really had an expectation for Alonso, as far as I didn’t know how easy or difficult it would...
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