Hockenheim, Germany: Qualifying for the German Grand Prix was briefly halted Saturday when Lewis Hamilton spun off the track and crashed into barriers at Turn 13. (Racecentre)
The British driver appeared to be unhurt but he ripped the nose off his Mercedes and will take no further part in qualifying. (Also read: Rosberg takes pole position)
Hamilton told his team that his brakes failed coming into the very sharp corner. Replays showed the back of the car coming unsettled as he applied the brakes.