F1: Alonso released from hospital, to miss upcoming tests

(AGI) Barcelona, Feb 25 - Fernando Alonso has left hospital inBarcelona, three days after his Formula 1 testing crash. TheSpanish race driver was airlifted from the Circuit de Catalunyatrack with concussion on Sunday after his McLaren hit the wallon the final morning of testing. As expected, the McLaren teamhas announced that Alonso will not participate in the finalround of tests that start on Thursday. He will be replaced byreserve driver Kevin Magnussen, who will drive with JensonButton. The team from Woking announced that they were "pleasedto confirm that Alonso has left

(AGI) Barcelona, Feb 25 - Fernando Alonso has left hospital inBarcelona, three days after his Formula 1 testing crash. TheSpanish race driver was airlifted from the Circuit de Catalunyatrack with concussion on Sunday after his McLaren hit the wallon the final morning of testing. As expected, the McLaren teamhas announced that Alonso will not participate in the finalround of tests that start on Thursday. He will be replaced byreserve driver Kevin Magnussen, who will drive with JensonButton. The team from Woking announced that they were "pleasedto confirm that Alonso has left the hospital", adding that hehas returned to his home in Spain to rest and recover. Afterleaving hospital, Alonso went straight to the El Prat airportin Barcelona along with his girlfriend Lara Alvarez. Alonso'smanager Luis Garcia Abad commented: "Fernando is fine, he willgo home and rest. He will return soon to the track when ready.". .