If Fernando Alonso does not feel by October he can challenge for the 2018 F1 title, he will consider leaving McLaren or quitting the sport.
Fernando Alonso's decision to skip the Monaco Grand Prix in order to race the Indianapolis 500 does not sit well with Chase Carey.
Omnisport writers discuss Fernando Alonso's plan to race in the Indy 500 and Jenson Button being given the Monaco Grand Prix in his stead.
Christian Horner said of Zak Brown allowing Fernando Alonso to race in the Indy 500: "He must be barking mad."
Jenson Button's years of F1 experience and penchant for ironman triathlons are enough for him to take to the Monaco Grand Prix, say McLaren.
Jenson Button's McLaren deal for 2017 stated he would be the team's back-up driver but he may not be called upon to replace Fernando Alonso.
McLaren will be without Fernando Alonso at the Monaco Grand Prix after announcing the Spaniard will instead race the Indy 500.