Wehrlein cleared to race
1 | March 23, 2017 1:06 PM HKT
Pascal Wehrlein will contest the season-opening
Australian Grand Prix after being the all-clear by the FIA’s
Wehrlein suffered a back injury during January’s Race of
Champions when he crashed into a barrier.
The injury meant the new Sauber signing was unable to drive
during the opening pre-season test. He did, however, take part
in the second outing.
Despite that Wehrlein still had to get the all-clear from the
FIA’s medical team, which happened at the Albert Park circuit
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“It was never in doubt,” the German driver said.
“I was training a lot this winter and yes maybe a few weeks I
didn’t train as hard as I would have liked but I’m back into
training for a few weeks now.
“Definitely the work I did before my injury paid off.”
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