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Formula 2 Racers Theo Pourchaire, Enzo Fittipaldi Recovering After Saudi Race Crash

Enzo Fittipaldi suffered a horror crash in F2 Saudi Arabia GP. (Enzo Twitter Photo)

Enzo Fittipaldi suffered a horror crash in F2 Saudi Arabia GP. (Enzo Twitter Photo)

Formula Two racers Theo Pourchaire and Enzo Fittipaldi escaped serious injury in a Saudi Arabian race crash that put them in hospital at the weekend, they said on Monday.

Formula Two racers Theo Pourchaire and Enzo Fittipaldi escaped serious injury in a Saudi Arabian race crash that put them in hospital at the weekend, they said on Monday. “I am very grateful that I only broke my heel and have some cuts and bruises," Fittipaldi, grandson of Brazilian double Formula One world champion Emerson, said on Twitter.

🇺🇸 Hey guys, I am very grateful that I only broke my heel and have some cuts and bruises. Thank you all for the messages, as well as the FIA and medical staff for taking great care of me. I am very happy that Theo is ok. I will be back on track soon and faster than ever. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/3aLqaEQtgn

— Enzo Fittipaldi (@enzofitti) December 6, 2021

“I am very happy that Theo is OK. I will be back on track soon and faster than ever."

The pair were transferred to hospital by ambulance and helicopter in Jeddah on Sunday after the start-line crash during the Formula One support race.

French driver Pourchaire, 18, is a member of the Sauber academy and has tested with the Alfa Romeo team run by the Swiss outfit. He is fifth in the F2 standings.

Fittipaldi, 20, is a former member of Ferrari’s academy and finished seventh in Saturday’s F2 sprint race.

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first published:December 06, 2021, 23:29 IST