Alpine has confirmed Esteban Ocon will not take part in today’s qualifying session for the Miami Grand Prix.
Ocon spun into a barrier at turn 14 during the final hour of practice. Alpine confirmed the damage to his car was too severe for it to be repaired in time for today’s qualifying session.
“We can confirm that sadly Esteban won’t be taking part in qualifying this afternoon,” said the team in a statement. “His chassis was cracked in the impact with the barrier and cannot be changed in time.”
Ocon was taken to the medical centre for checks following the crash but was released. “Esteban is physically fine and will race tomorrow,” the team added.
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