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Video: WEC driver Jose Maria Lopez taken to hospital after Silverstone crash

Sun Apr 16 11:03:59 EDT 2017 | Auto Week
Toyota driver Jose Maria Lopez was taken to a hospital Sunday after a high-speed crash late in the FIA World Endurance Championship season opening race at Silverstone. Lopez was racing the pole winning No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid in damp conditions when he apparently hit a curb at Copse and shot across the gravel trap and into a barrier.  After the car was lifted from the gravel he was able to slowly drive the battered machine back to the pits. Lopez was later taken to a local hospital as a p..


Toyota driver Jose Maria Lopez was taken to a hospital Sunday after a high-speed crash late in the FIA World Endurance Championship season opening race at Silverstone. Lopez was ra..
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