The overall leader of the season-2017 WTCC Tiago Monteiro was hospitalized after the accident on the tests in Barcelona, according to AUTOSPORT.com.
The incident happened in the first turn of the track.
“Tiago pulled out of the car, after which he was taken to hospital, the statement says Honda. – He’s conscious, no broken bones. He is now under supervision of doctors.
The MRI showed no injury, but owing to the precautions Tiago will remain in the hospital until the end of the weekend. Doctors re-check it on Monday”.
Honda in hope him a full recovery by the start of the seventh stage of the WTCC season in 2017, which will be held on October 14-15.
In the overall standings Tiago ahead of the Volvo pilot Ted björck’s 12 points.
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