Alonso to race with Indy 500 helmet design in United States GP

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McLaren Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso has revealed he will race with the same helmet design he used for the Indianapolis 500 when he returns to American shores for next weekend’s United States Grand Prix.

Alonso made his shock debut at the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 back in May with McLaren, Honda and Andretti Autosport, qualifying fifth and enjoying a stint in the lead before ultimately retiring due to an engine failure.

Alonso raced with a largely black helmet design at Indianapolis Motor Speedway while still incorporating his usual blue, yellow and red colors, and confirmed on Instagram it will make a comeback at the Circuit of The Americas next weekend.