Alonso: My back is in pain because it was a big hit, but I still have all my teeth 5 November, 2013 Fernando Alonso was given a full check-up after the Abu Dhabi GP Ferrari's Fernando Alonso had precautionary checks in hospital after hurting his back on a heavy jolt over the kerbs at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
A team spokesman said he had been given the all-clear.
'My back is obviously in pain a little bit because it was a big hit,' the Spaniard, who finished fifth in the race, told reporters after the incident which occurred when he ran wide to avoid a collision with Jean-Eric Vergne's Toro Rosso.
'I still have all my teeth after the impact,' he added.
The double world champion, second...
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