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Magnussen limps away from nasty F1 crash

dpa logodpa 28/08/2016

Renault's Kevin Magnussen has escaped with a limp following a serious crash which halted the Belgian Grand Prix.

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, Aug 28 DPA - Renault driver Kevin Magnussen has escaped with a minor injury after a high-speed crash which wrecked his car at the Belgian Grand Prix.

The Dane crashed into a tyre barrier out at the high-speed Eau Rouge corner at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit but climbed from the debris and was able to walk away with a limp.

Renault team principal Frederic Vasseur gave the all-clear after Magnussen was treated at a nearby hospital A Renault team tweet said: "Renault boss: 'He has a small cut on the ankle - he had an X-ray and things look OK'."

Magnussen's crash led to a red flag to halt Sunday's race while work was carried out to repair the tyre barrier.

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