Ferrari Mechanic Hit by Raikkonen Says He’s OK after Surgery

first_imgSAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — The Ferrari mechanic who was hospitalized with a broken leg after being struck by Kimi Raikkonen’s car says he is “OK” following surgery.On Instagram, Francesco Cigarini wrote “Surgery ok. I have to thank all the people worried for me.”Cigarini included a photo of himself on a hospitable bed giving the thumbs up with his left leg covered in a cast from his thigh down to his toes.The post was liked by Raikkonen.The incident occurred during a botched tire change at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday. As Raikkonen pulled away, his rear left tire hit Cigarini’s leg, knocking him to the ground.Ferrari said Cigarini likely sustained a “shinbone and fibula fracture.”Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel won the race.CORRECTS FROM BITTED TO HIT- Ferrari mechanic Francesco, lies on the ground after being hit by Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen during a pit stop the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix, at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Sunday, April 8, 2018. (Pool/Giuseppe Cacace Via AP)TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

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