Alonso is in his fifth season driving for McLaren.
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Two-time champion Fernando Alonso will leave Formula One at the end of the season and potentially move to IndyCar in the U.S. McLaren Racing confirmed Tuesday the Spaniard will not return to F1 next year for an 18th season, and Alonso said F1's leadership group tried to convince him to stay with the series.There's been lengthy speculation that McLaren will enter IndyCar with Alonso as one of their drivers.Alonso ran the Indianapolis 500 a year ago and was in position to win the race until his engine failed.He also ran the Rolex 24 at Daytona as a warm-up for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, in which Alonso was part of the winning team. Brown is also behind McLaren's potential entry into IndyCar and the team is believed to have courted four-time IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon to be Alonso's teammate.
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