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Statement: Incident during FIA Formula 2 Feature Race, Barcelona

15.08.20

The FIA advises that an incident occurred during the final lap of the FIA Formula 2 Feature Race today, 15/08/20, in Barcelona, involving car #1, Sean Gelael.

The driver was immediately attended to by emergency and medical crews. The driver was extricated by the attending medical crew and has been transferred by ambulance to Hospital General De Granollers for precautionary checks.

Update – 09:15, 16/08/20

Following an MRI scan yesterday evening, a small fracture of a vertebra was identified. He was released from the hospital last night and is expected to make a full recovery, however as a precaution, has been declared unfit to race today by the FIA Medical Delegate.