Fisichella Crashes Out of Belgian GP

Renault's Italian Giancarlo Fisichella crashed out of Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix, bringing out the safety car on the 11th of 44 laps

Fisichella Crashes Out of Belgian GP

Fisichella skidded accelerating out of the daunting Eau Rouge corner while in eighth place on a damp track.

He hit the barriers, ripping off the rear wing but climbed out unscathed.

The accident dealt a blow to Renault's hopes of staying ahead of McLaren in the Constructors' Championship.

The French carmaker has an eight-point lead but McLaren were leading the race in a one-two formation with Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya ahead of Kimi Raikkonen when the safety car was called out.

Renault's Fernando Alonso, who can become the sport's youngest champion if he beats Raikkonen by four points, was in fourth place.

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