BREAKING NEWS: Lance Stroll set to miss entirety of F1’s pre-season testing in Bahrain after bicycle crash while training in Spain: Canadian Aston Martin driver suffered ‘minor injuries’
Canadian Formula One driver Lance Stroll will miss the whole of preseason testing with his team Aston Martin after a ‘minor accident’ on a bicycle in Spain.
In a statement, the Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One team confirmed the incident and it’s impact on testing.
‘Whilst pre-season training on a bicycle in Spain, Lance Stroll was involved in a minor accident and sustained injuries which will result in him sitting out the pre-season test in Bahrain,’ the team’s statement read.
‘Lance is however expecting a quick recovery and return to driving duties. His fitness to return to the cockpit will be assessed daily and the team will issue an update ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix.
‘The team wishes Lance a speedy recovery and looks forward to his usual energy and commitment within the team.’
Stroll also released a statement, saying, ‘I’ve had an unfortunate accident whilst training on my bike in preparation for the season.
‘I am determined to get back in the car and I am excited about the season ahead with the team. I am motivated to bounce back from this setback as quickly as possible.’
Aston Martin’s Canadian driver Lance Stroll will miss all of F1 pre-season testing in Bahrain