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Posted on Wednesday, March 14, 2012

After rally test, Kubica drives kart

Robert Kubica is back on track yet again, according to the latest reports from Italy. It emerged a few days ago that the Pole had moved his recovery from serious injury forwards by returning to the wheel of a Skoda Fabia rally car in Liguria, Italy. La Gazzetta dello Sport now reports that the former BMW and Renault driver has tested a kart at a circuit in Montecatini-Terme, Tuscany. Former Renault boss Flavio Briatore advises Kubica not to rush his return to F1. "I have […]

Posted on Sunday, March 11, 2012

Ecclestone: Kubica would have replaced Massa

If not for Robert Kubica's predicament, Felipe Massa would have lost his Ferrari seat by now. That is the view of F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone. He told Austria's Der Spiegel that Kubica, still recovering from horror injuries sustained in a rally crash in February last year, would have replace the struggling Brazilian Massa. "I think, for them (Ferrari), it's a question of alternatives," said Ecclestone. "Who, of those available to them, are better than Massa? "I am very confident that Robert Kubica would be […]

Posted on Sunday, March 4, 2012

Kubica 'close to leading a normal life'

A close friend of Robert Kubica has told BBC Sport that the Pole is close to leading a normal life again, following his horrific rally accident in February last year. Kubica suffered serious injury when he crashed in an Italian rally and his Skoda Fabia was speared by a roadside barrier. The source, who wished to remain nameless, told BBC Sport that 'Robert is close to leading a normal life. He drives his road car and goes out by himself. He is still building up […]

Posted on Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Crash investigators clear Kubica, rally team

May 4 (GMM) Italian investigators have finally cleared both the Polish driver and his team in the wake of Robert Kubica's horror rally crash in February.

The 26-year-old spent 76 days in an Italian hospital after Armco barriers pierced through the Sk...

Posted on Friday, February 25, 2011

Kubica not suing after horror rally injuries

Feb.25 (GMM) Robert Kubica has ruled out suing organisers of the minor Ronde di Andora rally event in Italy.

The F1 driver is recovering from horror injuries after armco barriers pierced his Skoda Fabia in a crash during the rally nearly three weeks ...

Posted on Tuesday, February 15, 2011

3D Simulation of Kubica's crash

Here is a simulation of Robert Kubica’s accident during the Ronda de Andora rally last Sunday. The Renault F1 driver has since been through a series of operations and faces a long recovery from his wounds. Kubica crashed his Skoda Fabia on a right hand bend, with a gap in the armco barrier proving to be the near-fatal object.

Posted on Friday, February 11, 2011

Kubica gives first interview, vows to return in 2011

Feb.11 (GMM) Robert Kubica has given his first interview since suffering horrific injuries last Sunday in a rally crash.

La Gazzetta dello Sport's Pino Allievi spoke in Italian with Renault's Polish driver, as the 26-year-old vowed to "come back stro...