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Why Kubica's Formula 1 comeback is not a failure

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Why Kubica's Formula 1 comeback is not a failure
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Aug 16, 2018, 9:49 AM

Robert Kubica is Williams's Formula 1 test and reserve driver, seven years after his life-changing rallying accident. To get there, he’s had to produce a remarkable resurgence and adapt his body and mind as he strives to get back on the grid.

This time last year, the Robert Kubica Formula 1 comeback fairytale was gathering momentum.

After behind-closed-doors running for Renault, he made his public comeback at the Hungaroring test, and rumours swirled that he was back to his pre-accident best and ready to get back on the grid.

Roll on 12 months and, after being passed over by Renault and then getting to the brink of a Williams race seat, only for it to slip through his fingers after testing in Abu Dhabi in November, the Kubica bandwagon has slowed.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Robert Kubica
Author Edd Straw