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  • Fernando Alonso will miss the Australian Grand Prix

    Nick Bromberg at From The Marbles15 hrs ago

    McLaren's apparent misdirection about Fernando Alonso's test crash injuries has come to an end.

    The team announced Tuesday that the two-time Formula 1 champion would miss the Australian Grand Prix on March 14. He'll be replaced by Kevin Magnussen, who drove for the team in 2014.

    From McLaren's statement:

    Having performed an exhaustive series of tests and scans – some of them as recently as yesterday evening – McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso’s doctors have informed him that they find him asymptomatic of any medical issue; that they see no evidence whatsoever of any injury; and that they therefore describe him as entirely healthy from neurological and cardiac perspectives alike.

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