Norris sent to hospital after Spa qualifying crash

Lando Norris during the 2021 Belgian Grand Prix. Getty Images.

Lando Norris has been taken to a hospital for additional checks as a precaution after his qualifying crash during the Belgian Grand Prix weekend.

The McLaren driver suffered a heavy crash as weather conditions worsened at Spa-Francorchamps. Norris lost control of his car through Eau Rouge and made heavy contact with the barriers. Now, in a statement released by McLaren, it is known that the Briton was taken to the hospital for additional checks, including an X-ray of his elbow.

“Following his accident during qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix, Lando was checked at the trackside medical center and then sent to a local hospital for a precautionary X-ray of his elbow,” the statement read.

“A further update will be issued in due course,” it concluded.

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