Senna 'fine' after Singapore back burns

Sep.27 (GMM) Bruno Senna on Thursday declared himself fully fit, a day after media reports revealed the Brazilian suffered burns to his back in Singapore last weekend.

Bruno Senna, Williams in the FIA Press Conference
Bruno Senna, Williams in the FIA Press Conference

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News of the burns followed his retirement on the last lap of the arduous city night race, shortly after the KERS unit in his Williams car failed.

But the British team on Thursday exonerated KERS, explaining that in fact a wiring loom seal came loose, allowing heat to escape from the rear of the car.

"The burns on my back weren't serious and are pretty much healed," Senna said on Twitter. "Today I'm at Williams for some simulator work."

A Williams spokesperson added: "Bruno is here with us today and I can confirm he is 100 per cent fine".

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Bruno Senna
Teams Williams
Article type Breaking news
Tags senna, singapore, williams