Lewis Hamilton crashes in pre-season testing

Former Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton is involved in a crash on day one of pre-season testing in Jerez.

Former Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has been involved in a crash on day one of pre-season testing in Jerez.

The Mercedes driver slammed into a barrier at Turn One on the track in Southern Spain.

However, the 29-year-old Brit was able to exit his car without any notable injuries.

It is believed that Hamilton suffered a front-wing failure.

The 2014 Formula 1 season gets underway with the Australian Grand Prix on the weekend of March 14.

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