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Magnussen set for FIA fitness test

After his scary crash at Spa, Kevin Magnussen will have an FIA fitness test ahead of the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

The Renault driver crashed at Raidillon, the impact was so heavy that he limped away from his car with an injured ankle and the race was briefly red flagged as the race stewards had to rebuild the tyre barrier.

The Danish driver, like any Formula One driver following a heavy crash insists that he will be fine to race this weekend.

'Iím feeling much better, which is very good news, Iíve had several checks that show I am fit to race in Monza and I am sure I will be in the car this weekend. Magnussen told motorsport.com.

But the final decision will be made by the FIA as stated by Renault when they released a statement: 'Kevin had heavily bruised his left ankle but the tests showed no fracture or serious injury and he was released from hospital the same day and returned home to Denmark.

'He has since undergone further checks in Denmark that indicate he is able to race at the Italian Grand Prix in six days.

'The FIA will confirm Kevin is fit to compete following a final assessment on Thursday in Monza.'









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Date:Wednesday August 31 2016

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