Mosport: Pirro examined, released from hospital

Pirro examined, released from hospital after American Le Mans Series accident. BOWMANVILLE, Ont., Canada (August 18, 2002) -- American Le Mans Series driver Emanuele Pirro was examined and released from Oshawa (Ont.) General Hospital after ...

Pirro examined, released from hospital after American Le Mans Series accident.

BOWMANVILLE, Ont., Canada (August 18, 2002) -- American Le Mans Series driver Emanuele Pirro was examined and released from Oshawa (Ont.) General Hospital after crashing in today's mail2web.com Grand Prix of Mosport at Mosport International Raceway.

Pirro was transported to the hospital for further examination after being checked in the care center at the racing circuit following the accident. The defending champion of the American Le Mans Series, Pirro was battling for the lead in the race when he crashed in turn 8 with just under an hour remaining in the two hour, 45-minute event. The Audi R8 Prototype driver was briefly unconscious but was awake when transported.

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Series ALMS
Drivers Emanuele Pirro