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Indy: Alonso fires warning shot on Fast Friday

Fernando Alonso of Spain and his crew practice a pit stop during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar race.

Frenchman Sebastien Bourdais posted the top speed while IndyCar rookie Fernando Alonso fired a warning shot on the final day of practice before qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 on Saturday.

Alonso 'not comfortable' yet at Indy 500

On a steep learning curve: Fernando Alonso.

​Fernando Alonso said on Thursday he is not yet comfortable with oval racing as the Spanish driver races to cram years of learning into a few weeks of preparation for this year's Indianapolis 500.

Hamilton on pole in Spain, Ricciardo sixth

Lewis Hamilton waves to the crowd after qualifying in pole position.

Lewis Hamilton has taken pole position at the Spanish Grand Prix for the second year in a row with Ferrari's championship leader Sebastian Vettel alongside the Mercedes driver on the front row.

Indy's king's big tick for Alonso

Fabian Coulthard with Roger Penske  at Barbagallo Raceway

The most successful team owner in the history of the Indianapolis 500 believes Formula 1 star Fernando Alonso is capable of winning America's biggest race at his first attempt.