The Renault Formula 1 team says its preparations for the Hungarian Grand Prix have “not been affected” by a road accident involving one of its team trucks.

On Monday the French manufacturer confirmed a truck had been involved in a motorway crash while travelling to Budapest for this weekend’s race, with the driver escaping serious injuries.

The team provided an update on Thursday morning and said the driver has now been released from hospital to return home. Renault also confirmed that none of the goods inside the truck where damaged in the incident.

“The driver of the Renault F1 Team truck involved in a road traffic accident in Hungary on Monday continues to make good progress and has returned home,” a team statement read.

“The goods being transported were not damaged and the team’s preparations for the Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend have not been affected. We look forward to getting the weekend underway.”



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