Spain 's Fernando Alonso (Massachusetts) will not participate in the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500 on May 26th in Sunday' s qualifying session.
Two Formula 1 world champions ranked fourth in the "Last Shootout", a preliminary session for six slow drivers on Saturday the first day.
He had to finish at one of the first three places to start at the last line of the starting line next Sunday.
Alonso, 37, passed the last rider from US Kyle Kaiser before running for the third time in the session.
However, Kaiser, who drove the most gentle car on the Juncos Highlands, narrowly narrowed him down to a final qualifier.
This is a terrible failure for Alonso and McLaren.
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But since starting his free practice on Tuesday, he suffered frustration and turmoil on Wednesday due to deficits, electricity problems, runway deviations, and destroyed his car.
McLaren decided to prepare his own car and worked with Alonso's car until the last minute and was assisted by another team.
"The change helped a lot, but it was hard without training, and we did our best, the car was good," Alonso said after four laps.
He followed the end of the session surrounded by photographers and television cameras. After the disqualified Kaiser passed away, he did not leave a word in the golf cart.
Alonso joined the team of Andretti, a reference to the IndyCar Championship, in 2017 when he first entered the event.
He played a major role in the race before retiring from the 20-lap engine failure in the finals.