Maldonado 'ok' after heavy hit

Friday 22nd August 2014

 RSS

Share:

Maldonado 'ok' after heavy hit

Maldonado 'ok' after heavy hit

Pastor Maldonado is 'ok' having been taken to the Spa-Francorchamps medical centre for precautionary checks.

The Lotus driver crashed 10 minutes in FP2 when he touched the grass and lost control of his E22.

He spun across the track and hit the barriers on the opposite side before coming to a halt.

It was a heavy impact, resulting in the Venezuelan driver heading off for precautionary checks.

Lotus tweeted: "Update on Pastor: he was taken to the medical centre for precautionary checks and he is ok."

Maldonado was soon back in the Lotus motorhome where he faced the media in a daily briefing.

Related links
FP2: Hamilton Takes Control In Belgium
Gallery: Spa, Spa, Glorious Spa

Turn Up The Lights, It's Race Day

Editor's Picks

Getting To Know Marchionne

Getting To Know Marchionne

Ferrari fans needn't be worried about Sergio Marchionne - he comes with a pedigree of turning round businesses...

Highlights Of Luca's Tenure

Highlights Of Luca's Tenure

Luca di Montezemolo is Ferrari through and through, from spending time as Enzo Ferrari's assistant to assuming control in 1991...

Tin Foil Hats At The Ready

Tin Foil Hats At The Ready

Twice this season Lewis Hamilton has accused Nico Rosberg of deliberately making a mistake. Was Monza number three?

Winners and Losers: Italian GP

Winners and Losers: Italian GP

Andrew Davies tuned into the latest episode of the 'Lewis vs Nico' drama, and he wasn't disappointed...

PlanetF1 Fantasy League

PlanetF1 Fantasy League

The season may be underway but you can still enter the PlanetF1 Fantasy League and win prizes on a race-by-race basis...