Kubica injured in rally crash

Robert Kubica has suffered serious injuries in a rally accident in Italy this morning.

Kubica crashed his Skoda into a guardrail outside a church in the town of Testico on the Andora Rally in Savona. His most serious injuries involve his right leg and his hand/wrist, although his co-driver escaped unhurt.

Italian newspaper La Stampa reported: “The navigator of Kubica, Jakub Gerber, escaped unhurt while the car Kubica remained inside the car. He was transferred by helicopter to Genoa Santa Corona Hospital where doctors found multiple fractures. The pilot is in serious condition but the prognosis is not life threatening.”

Lotus Renault GP has issued the following statement: “Lotus Renault GP driver, Robert Kubica, suffered an accident at high speed this morning while competing in the Ronde di Andora Rally. The driver was airlifted to Pietra Ligure Hospital, where he is currently undergoing medical checks. His co-driver is fine. Lotus Renault GP will issue another statement as soon as more information is known about Robert’s condition.”

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3 responses to “Kubica injured in rally crash

  1. David

    Hope Robert makes a speedy recovery! We all want to see him on the F1 grid for 2011, it wouldn’t be the same without him.

  2. jim

    Bummer.
    Wonder if Pedro or Nick’s phone is ringing about now…

  3. F1 Kitteh

    A reminder that racing is still a dangerous sport, hope he recovers soon.

    Guess now we find out who is the real 3rd driver at Renault.

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