Williams driver Alexander Albon gave some reassuring information about his well being on Friday night by posting a brief video on social media during which the Thai indicated that he’ll do the whole lot potential to be again in fine condition for the Method 1 Singapore Grand Prix.
Over the past spherical in Italy, Alex Albon was rushed to hospital with appendicitis. Nonetheless, the Williams driver suffered post-operative problems and needed to be positioned on a ventilator and transferred to intensive care.
His situation improved on Saturday evening and the mechanical air flow was eliminated on Sunday morning. He was transferred to a normal ward and was lastly in a position to return dwelling to Monaco on Tuesday.
Posting a brief video message on his social media channels, Alex Albon stated he was feeling “fairly good” and hoped to race in Singapore on the finish of September for the seventeenth spherical of the World Championship:
“On Saturday [at Monza] I had a slight downside and the docs did an unbelievable job. I’m very grateful that they received me again to good well being and I used to be in a position to depart the hospital on Tuesday.”
“Since then I’ve been in Monaco the place I’ve began strolling. The purpose is to be prepared for Singapore – which goes to be powerful – as a result of it’s one of many races we’re competing in. It’s not going to be straightforward, however we’ll purpose excessive and see what occurs.”
“I might additionally prefer to thanks for all the sort messages I’ve obtained, I’ve learn as many as I can and it means lots to me. I hope to see you in Singapore.”
In Monza, Dutch sensation Nyck de Vries made an excellent because the Williams substitute driver for Alex Albon scored two factors due to a ninth-place end in his maiden race in F1, already eclipsing Canadian common Williams driver Nicholas Latifi. Doubtless, the Dutchman is hoping that Albon doesn’t get well too quick and can get an opportunity to shine once more in Singapore.
“Nyck drove a superb race at present and was in a position to defend when required in addition to protecting fixed strain on the automobiles forward,” stated Dave Robson, Head of Car Efficiency at Williams after the race in Italy final weekend,
“We gave him an formidable technique which might push his Gentle and Medium tyres to the restrict. The late security automotive provided some safety within the last laps and in addition helped him handle a scorching entrance brake disc.
“Nonetheless, he received himself into that place by driving extraordinarily nicely, managing the beginning and the pit cease expertly and by combating exhausting utilizing a automotive and setup that he had solely pushed for 34 laps yesterday.
“He did no excessive gasoline operating previous to the laps to the grid and had by no means pushed a full stint on these tyres in racing situations. The work that he and his group put in in a single day was glorious and he deserved this consequence.”
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