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De Ferran's injuries lessened by HANS

Updated: March 29, 2003, 7:39 PM ET
By Robin Miller | ESPN.com

Gil de Ferran is hurting from last Sunday's nasty accident in the closing stages of the Indy Racing League show at Phoenix International Raceway, but the two-time CART champion is also thankful he was in good HANS.

The 35-year-old open wheel star suffered a fracture in his neck and lower back, plus a concussion, after tangling with Michael Andretti and smashing backwards into the first turn wall on an impact that registered 75 Gs.

Thanks primlarily to the Head and Neck System, ...

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