Lotus to confirm Alesi for 2012 Indy 500

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Group Lotus will announce on Friday that Jean Alesi is to contest the fabled Indy 500 next year.

Jean Alesi
Jean Alesi

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Frenchman Alesi, a veteran of more than 200 Grands Prix, is already a brand ambassador for the sports car maker, the Renault title sponsor.

And the 47-year-old will confirm his Indianapolis drive at a press conference on Friday, according to the Swiss newspaper Blick.

"A dangerous ride for the former Ferrari and Sauber star. Good luck!" wrote veteran correspondent Roger Benoit.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Jean Alesi
Teams Ferrari , Sauber
Tags alesi, indy 500, lotus