Eighteen months after a stunning crash at Spa that broke each his legs and noticed him put into an induced coma – and which tragically claimed the lifetime of fellow racer Anthoine Hubert – Juan Manuel Correa has recovered from his accidents to make an inspirational return to the racetrack in an FIA Components 3 take a look at on the Purple Bull Ring.
Correa lived with a brace on his leg for greater than a 12 months after the Components 2 crash in Belgium, and underwent a number of surgical procedures in an extended rehabilitation course of.
In Austria, the Ecuadorean-American racer joins Components 3 race winners ART Grand Prix for the 2 day take a look at – sporting a tribute helmet in homage to his fallen fellow racer Hubert, with the late Frenchman’s personal emblem on the dome of the helmet.
“I’m tremendous grateful to ART Grand Prix; it means quite a bit to me that they’re believing in me and my comeback. F3 is a transition 12 months, my dream remains to be to succeed in F1 and this is step one in my comeback,” mentioned Correa in February when he introduced his return to racing.
There shall be two extra F3 exams in Spain surrounding the season-opening F3 spherical at Circuit de Catalunya on Could 7-9, which helps the Spanish Grand Prix.