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McLaren picked up pieces when Alonso, Andretti deal collapsed

McLaren was quick to pick up the pieces, and the sponsorship, after Fernando Alonso's Indianapolis 500 deal with Andretti Autosport collapsed at the 11th hour. Alonso was in talks with Michael Andretti about a 2020 Indy 500 drive as the double F1 World Champion chases the final piece in his Triple Crown. There was even sponsorship in place through longtime Andretti Autosport sponsor, Ruoff Mortgage. The deal, though, was nixed at the 11th hour by Honda's big bosses in Japan, who are possibly still smarting over Alonso's 'GP2 engine' criticism at the 2015 Japanese Grand Prix. Left with few possibilities for an Indy drive, Alonso and McLaren announced on Tuesday that they would once again be...
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