RomainGrosjean says he is stunned by the decision of top F1 driver Fernando Alonso to compete in Indianapolis 500 instead of partaking in the Monaco Grand Prix. Though they are rivals, he said if he were in a position to stop it he would.

The McLaren-Honda racer said he wanted to race in Indianapolis 500, leaving many surprised as the timing clashed with the prestigious Monaco Grand Prix. Grosjean claimed the race was “great” but he was not interested in the fabled competition.

“When you’re 100 percent involved in a team, I don’t want to miss a grand prix, especially Monaco where so much can happen and you don’t necessarily need a good engine. So I’m pretty surprised. It’s good if that’s what he wants to do, but honestly, I’m surprised that it’s happening,” he said. Read more