Dani Sordo is unlikely to take part in Rally Finland after fracturing a vertebrae in a testing crash with Hyundai Motorsport last week.

The Spanish driver, who currently sits fifth in the WRC drivers' championship, suffered a high-speed off while testing ahead of Rally Finland on the 28-31 July and spent Friday night and Saturday in hospital under observation.

After being diagnosed with a fracture vertebrae in his back Sordo was discharged from hospital in Finland and flew home to Spain in order to begin his recovery.

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In an update from Hyundai, the manufacturer is still investigating the cause of the incident and won't start testing again until the 22nd July with Hayden Paddon in the pre-event tests as part of the build up to Rally Finland.

Sordo's crashed Hyundai i20 World Rally Car has been return to the manufacturer's base in Alzenau for analysis.

A decision on Sordo's participation at Rally Finland, he is due to drive for the Hyundai Motorsport N squad, will be made 'early next week' to give the Spanish driver an extended chance to recover from his injury.