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Daniel Ricciardo injures hand in Dutch GP practice

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands — Daniel Ricciardo’s participation on the Dutch Grand Prix is unsure after he injured his hand in a crash throughout Friday apply.

Somewhat over 10 minutes into the day’s second session, McLaren’s Oscar Piastri spun out and into the wall at Zandvoort’s first banked nook.

AlphaTauri driver Ricciardo, following not too far behind, additionally misplaced management of his automobile and though he prevented his fellow Australian, he hit the barrier laborious.

When the group requested him over the radio if he was OK, Ricciardo replied: “F—, my hand, f—.”

He additionally mentioned he had not seen Piastri’s automobile till it was too late.

Onboard replays confirmed Ricciardo taking the glove off his left hand, which he was holding when he acquired out of the broken automobile and walked away.

The Australian driver went to the medical centre on the Zandvoort circuit and was seen leaving with the arm in a sling.

Ricciardo has gone to an area hospital for an additional examine.

If Ricciardo is unable to race, Pink Bull reserve driver Liam Lawson is at Zandvoort and might be in line to make an F1 debut.

In a extra outstanding situation, Nyck de Vries, the motive force Ricciardo changed in mid-July, remains to be below a central Pink Bull contract and might be known as upon to make a return at his dwelling race.

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