Canadian rookie Stroll goes off track again at F1 testing

Williams driver Lance Stroll of Canada, right, looks at fellow team driver Felipe Massa of Brazil during a Formula One pre-season testing session at the Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, outside Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. (Francisco Seco/AP)

BARCELONA, Spain – Canadian rookie Lance Stroll has gone off the track for a second day in a row of Formula One pre-season testing.

The Mont-Tremblant, Que., native appeared to lose control of his Williams car on turn 3 in the final seconds of the morning session at the Catalunya track on Wednesday.

Television replays showed the 18-year-old climbing out of the cockpit with his car stuck in the sand to check out the damage.

A crane arrived to take the car away a few minutes later. There did not appear to be much damage to the vehicle.

"We’ve spun just before lunch," the Williams team reported on twitter. "The team will assess the damage when the car gets back."

The day before, Stroll saw his day ended after 12 laps after a spinout on turn 9 that left him with a damaged front wing.

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