Billy Monger "definitely" wants to return to racing in the future despite losing his lower legs in an accident at Donington Park two weeks ago, according to his family.

Monger, 17, suffered life-changing injuries after hitting a slow car at high-speed during the British Formula 4 race at Donington Park, resulting in the loss of his lower legs.

Monger remains in hospital as his rehabilitation begins, but the youngster is already thinking about a return to racing in the future.

Mark Sumpter, Monger's cousin, told BBC Surrey that he "definitely wants to get back behind the wheel" one day.

"He's got a steering wheel in his bed at the moment," Sumpter said. "He's trying to work out how he's going to use a hand clutch."

Sumpter added that Monger was "doing really well, and has been massively lifted" after an outpouring of support from the motorsport community.

A JustGiving fund set up to aid Monger's rehabilitation has hit over ?750,000 this weekend, while a number of Formula 1 teams and drivers are racing with stickers in honor of the British youngster in Russia this weekend.

 

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