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Perez stable after high-speed crash halts qualifying 28 May 2011

Sergio Perez (MEX) Sauber C30 crashes heavily at the harbour chicane in qualifying.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 6,  Monaco Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Saturday, 28 May 2011 Sergio Perez (MEX) Sauber C30 is tended to by marshalls and paramedics after he crashed at the harbour chicane during qualifying.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 6,  Monaco Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Saturday, 28 May 2011

Qualifying in Monaco was suspended on Saturday with a little over two minutes of Q3 remaining after a heavy shunt for Sauber's Sergio Perez who lost control at speed exiting the tunnel and impacted side-on with the barrier at the Turn 10.

It took several minutes for medics to extract the Mexican from his car, after which he was transferred to an ambulance and taken to the nearby Princess Grace Hospital for precautionary examinations.

Perez has sustained a concussion and a bruised thigh, but no fractures, and following a scan doctors could find no further injuries. He will stay in hospital overnight for routine observation and is not expected to race on Sunday.

Perez’s team mate Kamui Kobayashi qualified 13th.