Saturday, July 21, 2007

Hamilton awaiting all-clear

Lewis Hamilton must wait until another medical check on Sunday morning before discovering if he can race in the European Grand Prix.McLaren, however, has given him the all-clear after a precautionary CT-scan check at the nearby military hospital in Koblenz.Championship leader Hamilton returned to the Nurburgring from hospital on Saturday afternoon, and in a McLaren statement said he was 'absolutely fine' and wants to race despite the 250kph qualifying crash.Ron Dennis told reporters that there is no medical reason that will keep him out of the car.

But FIA medical delegate Gary Hartstein will have the final say, when he examines the British rookie at 9.30 on Sunday morning.

"I'm feeling fine," Hamilton told reporters in the paddock. "I'm very fortunate, very lucky I haven't got any bruises – although I'm sure tomorrow I'll wake up with some!"

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