Alonso crashes in Italy, escapes uninjured

Last updated 00:39 04/05/2012

Relevant offers


Kiwi legend Greg Murphy will find watching on at Bathurst tough Super Black Racing confirm V8 Supercars return for 2016 season Jenson Button to race for McLaren again in 2016 Formula 1 season NASCAR's three-time champ Tony Stewart to retire after 2016 season Formula One's teenage flyer Max Verstappen turns 18, passes his driving test Hayden Paddon targets top five in World Rally Championship in Corsica 'Heart in mouth' for Paddon in WRC in Corsica West returns to Rally Wairarapa in new Mirage Hayden Knighton makes welcome endurance racing return to Ruapuna Formula One to crank up the noise next year

Fernando Alonso has driven his Ferrari into a barrier during the third and final day of Formula One testing at the Mugello circuit, but appears to have escaped uninjured.

Ferrari writes on its Twitter feed: "An off track from Fernando hampered morning's session. At least two hours to repair the damages. It is a shame but that's testing!"

Alonso had recorded the fastest time of the morning session when he lost control of his F2012 and damaged a wing on a track owned by Ferrari.

These are the first in-season tests in Formula One in four years.

The next race is the Spanish Grand Prix on May 13.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers
Opinion poll

Who is your favourite V8 Supercars driver?

Scott McLaughlin

Shane Van Gisbergen

Fabian Coulthard

Jamie Whincup

Mark Winterbottom

Craig Lowndes

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content