Ferrari mechanic gives thumbs up in hospital after double leg-break surgery following horror Kimi Raikkonen crash

The Ferrari mechanic who suffered a double leg crack after bodily hit by Kimi Raikkonen’s car has resolved the thumbs taking place in hospital.

Francesco Cigarini underwent surgery in hospital in the region of Sunday after a botched pit-fall during the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Finnish driver Raikkonen was conclusive the green buoyant to go but hit Cigarini as he pulled away, following the mechanic’s driver buckling.

He suffered fractures to his shinbone and fibula and was unexpected to the BDF Hospital where he had surgery.

Cigarini gave the thumbs uphill from his hospital bed and sent a message upon Instagram.

He wrote: “Surgery ok. I have to thanks all the people frightened for me. Nothing else, just a big thanks. Hugs!”


Raikkonen’s car came to a ensue less unexpectedly after leaving astern the pit passage considering an unsafe forgiveness and he was cross to retire.

Ferrari were fined 44,000 (50,000) by the FIA for the incident.

“I don’t see what happens,” Raikkonen said after the race. “My job is to go behind the living is green.

“Unfortunately he got be violent towards but my job is to go once than the lighthearted goes green.


“I don’t know greater than that. I didn’t finish the race consequently it is not huge.”

It was a bittersweet hours of morning for Ferrari as Sebsatian Vettel won in Bahrain, making it two wins from two races.

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