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F1 Belgian GP: ‘Sore’ Magnussen targets Monza return after huge crash

Kevin Magnussen escapes serious injury after a high-speed crash in the Belgian Grand Prix, aiming to be back in Renault by Monza.
Kevin Magnussen says he is aiming to be back in his car for this week's Italian Grand Prix after escaping serious injury in a high-speed accident at Eau Rouge during the Belgian Grand Prix.

The Dane was running ninth in the early stages of the Spa-Francorchamps race when he lost control of his Renault RS16 at the top of Eau Rouge before impacting the barrier heavily.

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Despite the severity of the shunt, Magnussen was able to extricate himself from the car, though would be taken to hospital for a precautionary check. Diagnosed with an ankle injury, Magnussen was discharged before tweeting that he expects to be in the car for Monza practice on Friday.




Magnussen will need to undergo a medical check before being given the all clear to compete at Monza. If Magnussen is unable to race Renault faces a headache in terms of replacing him having lost its reserve driver to Manor Racing.

GP2 title contender Sergey Sirotkin is expected to be the most likely candidate should Magnussen be unable to compete.





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