Ferrari say Vettel is 'ok' after crash in F1 testing

Sebastian Vettel crashed in Formula One testing on Tuesday, yet Ferrari assured fans its star driver was fine.

Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari   -  Getty Images

Ferrari has confirmed that Sebastian Vettel is fit and well after a crash in Barcelona brought Formula One testing to a halt for 40 minutes.

Vettel went into the barriers at Turn 3 after 40 laps at the Circuit de Catalunya on Tuesday, with Ferrari acknowledging that the incident was caused by a mechanical problem.

 

But while the car was checked in the garage, the team assured fans that Vettel was fine with a short post on Twitter.

It was reported that the German underwent precautionary medical checks following the crash.