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FIA doctor calls for safety changes; Kovalainen out of hospital

Updated: April 29, 2008, 5:43 PM ET
Associated Press

MADRID, Spain -- A founding member of the world auto racing body's safety division says it took too long to get McLaren driver Heikki Kovalainen out of his car after his crash at the Spanish Grand Prix during the weekend.

Kovalainen was knocked unconscious Sunday after slamming his car into a tire wall while traveling at least 80 mph at Circuit de Catalunya following what is believed to be a wheel rim failure.

Kovalainen was discharged from a Barcelona hospital Monday with a concussion ...

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