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F1 Driver Robert Kubica Badly Hurt In Rally Accident


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Posted 11 February 2011 - 02:14 PM

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Robert Kubica is out of ICU, two operations set for today



Robert Kubica, who is seriously injured from a rally accident, has been released from intensive care and will be moved to a trauma unit in Santa Corona Hospital as he continues to recover. Although the Pole cheated death when the armco speared the cabin of his Skoda, injuries include a partially severed right hand and injuries to his right leg and arm.

Kubica underwent surgery on Sunday after arriving at the Italian hospital and there are more scheduled for today and early next week. “His general condition is good, so much so we can programme two operations on Friday. Next week we expect to perform the last operation on the patient,” Dr Giorgio Barabino told the BBC.

“He started to feed himself today, and everything is moving. Now is the time for sticking all the bones together and educating the muscles, but we don’t know how long that will take. All I know for now is that for the next three months for sure he won’t be back. After that, it could be four, five six. He needs at least three months to recover physically, and then we see,” team boss Eric Boullier said.

On Kubica’s replacement, it’s all down to how Nick Heidfeld performs at Jerez this weekend. “Nick is here to be evaluated. Once we have finished our assessment of him, if we are happy with Nick, then we keep Nick. If we are not, we go to Barcelona and we test some other drivers,” Boullier added.
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Posted 11 February 2011 - 06:10 PM

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tarak potential guy..
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Posted 16 February 2011 - 08:42 PM

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QUOTE (tpl @ Feb 11 2011, 06:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
tarak potential guy..


any fact to support?

he topped the testing timesheet at Jerez...
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Posted 17 February 2011 - 06:24 AM

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QUOTE (ndrifter @ Feb 16 2011, 08:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
any fact to support?

he topped the testing timesheet at Jerez...

supporting fact? u think doctor ar? or lawyer? wakakakakka/... based on my pov..
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Posted 17 February 2011 - 11:20 AM

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It’s confirmed: Nick Heidfeld will fill in for Robert Kubica in Lotus Renault GP


It’s confirmed – 33 year old German Nick Heidfeld will be filling in the driver’s seat for injured Robert Kubica, and his first official duties will begin this weekend at the test session in Barcelona. Heidfeld has 172 races under his belt so far, and when the first race in Bahrain rolls along, it will be Heidfeld and Vitaly Petrov piloting the new R31 racers on the grid.

“I would have liked to come back to Formula 1 in different circumstances, but I’m proud to have been given this chance. Everything has happened so quickly, but I’ve been very impressed by what I have seen so far in terms of the facilities and the dedication of the people at Enstone. I really enjoyed the test last week in Jerez and I’ve already settled in well with the guys at the track. I have a good feeling for the car, which is quite innovative. I can’t wait for the season to begin,” said Heidfeld in a press statement today.
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Posted 17 February 2011 - 04:16 PM

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lets race..
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