Yamamoto mechanic to sit out next races

The mechanic knocked over at Monza by Sakon Yamamoto during the Japanese's pitstop last Sunday will not be travelling with the HRT team to Asia for the next scheduled races. The German mechanic, whose first name is Marco, is still in hospital ...

The mechanic knocked over at Monza by Sakon Yamamoto during the Japanese's pitstop last Sunday will not be travelling with the HRT team to Asia for the next scheduled races.

The German mechanic, whose first name is Marco, is still in hospital and nursing a broken leg and concussion, according to a report in Finland's Turun Sanomat.

"I was very worried," Yamamoto, whose rear wing and wheel violently struck the radio mechanic when the lollipop was lifted, said after the Italian Grand Prix.

"I asked if he was ok and I was told that he was not badly injured," he added.

Added team boss Colin Kolles: "We wish that he will recover quickly."

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Sakon Yamamoto , Colin Kolles