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Fernando Alonso Walks Away From Devastating Wreck At Australian Grand Prix

Fernando Alonso’s car tore itself to shreds after a wreck on the 17th lap of today’s Australian Grand Prix, but the Spaniard walked away in a testament to the safety standards of the world racing series.

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Alonso clipped Esteban Gutiérrez, launching his car through the air and tossing it across a run-off area. The crash brought out a red flag on the track.

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Timothy Burke is formerly Deadspin's Video Director.