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Alonso gives 'thumbs up' from hospital bed - PIC!

2015-02-24 14:01

Cape Town - Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso is making a "solid recovery" from a spectacular crash in testing, his McLaren team said, blaming the accident on "gusty winds".

Alonso, 33, crashed into a wall during testing at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya on Sunday and was airlifted to hospital under sedation.

Alonso suffered concussion, but the team said scans were "completely normal."

His manager Luis Garcia Abad put up a picture of a smiling Alonso sitting up in bed on Twitter.

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