Kevin Magnussen: Renault say driver can race in Italy despite Belgium crash

Kevin Magnussen
Kevin Magnussen has picked up six points this season

Renault driver Kevin Magnussen has been passed fit to race in this weekend's Italian Grand Prix, according to his team.

The Dane crashed in Belgium on Sunday at the exit of the 180mph Eau Rouge/Raidillon corner.

He was taken to hospital with an ankle injury but was released the same day.

The 23-year-old needed to pass a final FIA fitness test ahead of the race at Monza and Renault tweetedexternal-link on Thursday that he was "all clear to race".

Kevin Magnussen

"I'm feeling much better, which is very good news," Magnussen said earlier in the week.

"I've had several checks that show I am fit to race in Monza and I am sure I will be in the car this weekend.

"We were running in the top 10 in Belgium and I'm very motivated to repeat this again in Italy."

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