The Spaniard, who will return to Formula One with Renault next year after two years out, has made the Indy 500 his top priority for 2020.
Victory at Indianapolis this month would make the Monaco Grand Prix winner and Le Mans 24 Hours champion only the second driver, after the late Briton Graham Hill, to complete the Triple Crown of Motorsport.
Fernando Alonso of Spain and McLaren Honda poses for photographers outside the team garage during previews to the Malaysia Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang Circuit on March 26, 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Alonso led Indianapolis for 27 laps on his 2017 debut before his car's engine expired, and he failed to qualify in 2019.
He will line up for Arrow McLaren SP in a race rescheduled from May 24 to Aug. 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brown will also be attending the race, and he said he would stay away from the Belgian Grand Prix at the end of the month as a quarantine precaution due to COVID-19.
The United States recorded 1.87 million new cases of the new coronavirus in July, bringing total infections there to 4.5 million.