Hamilton in 250kph crash at German GP practice
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton competes in the third practice session ahead of the German Formula One Grand Prix at in Hockenheim, on July 19, 2014 - by Thomas Kienzle
The Briton climbed out of his car shaken and winded but with no apparent serious injury. The impact came after the Mercedes driver's brakes failed on entry to the hairpin leading into the stadium section of the Hockenheimring circuit.
Hamilton was able to tell the team he was okay, by radio and was driven to the race medical centre for an examination.
The session was halted for repairs to the barriers.