Albon admits Singapore return wanting ‘robust’ – EAST AUTO NEWS

Albon admits Singapore return wanting ‘robust’

Alex Albon is hoping to return to racing on the Singapore Grand Prix however admits that there’s a robust prospect of one other weekend on the sidelines.

The Williams driver was taken into hospital on Saturday morning in Italy with appendicitis and underwent surgical procedure that day, however anesthetic problems resulted in his going into respiratory failure and requiring intensive care therapy. Albon was taken off a mechanical ventilator on Sunday and returned residence to Monaco two days later, and Williams mentioned the goal is for him to have the ability to race in Singapore in two weeks’ time.

Posting an replace on his social media channels, Albon mentioned he’s recovering steadily however acknowledged how difficult it is going to be to return at one of the crucial bodily races on the F1 calendar.

“Simply thought I’d give a bit little bit of an replace of how I’m,” Albon posted. “I really feel fairly good. I really feel OK. Clearly on Saturday I had a slight problem and the medical doctors did a tremendous job – I’m very grateful that they acquired me in good well being and out of the hospital by Tuesday.

“I’ve been in Monaco since then, I’ve been beginning to stroll round and the objective is to be prepared for Singapore, which goes to be robust. It’s one of many hardest races that we go to, so it’s not a simple one, however let’s goal excessive and see what occurs.

“Only a fast message to say thanks for all the sort messages, I’ve been studying all of them – properly, as many as I can – and it means loads. So thanks, hopefully see you in Singapore.”

Ought to Albon not be able to race in Singapore, Nyck de Vries is more likely to get a second outing for Williams after his spectacular debut in Monza the place he scored factors, though the crew may also name on additional reserve choices Jack Aitken and Stoffel Vandoorne if required.

Albon admits Singapore return wanting ‘robust’ – EAST AUTO NEWS


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