F1 star Daniel Ricciardo to miss Dutch Grand Prix after breaking bone in crash and being rushed to hospital | The Sun

DANIEL RICCIARDO has broken a bone following a crash in FP2 at the Dutch Grand Prix and will NOT race on Sunday.

The Australian smashed into the barrier of the Circuit Zandvoort track and had been rushed to hospital for medical checks.

A brief statement from the FIA read: "We can confirm that Daniel Ricciardo has been transferred to the local hospital for further checks following his crash in FP2."

The AlphaTauri driver hit the barrier on Turn 3 but was heard on the radio after making contact.

It appeared that he was caught out by McLaren's Oscar Piastri's crash ahead of him.

After getting out of his damaged car, he was seen holding his arm up to his chest.


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It has now been confirmed that the F1 star has broken a bone in his and will not be able to race.

Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko told Motorsport.com: "He's broken something in his hand, so he won't race.

"Lawson will drive. It's difficult for him. It's a shame because the car is good here."

McLaren topped FP2 at the end of the session, however, Ricciardo was unable to finish.

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In the morning's hour-long session, the Australian was in 13th place.

As Ricciardo is unable to continue Red Bull junior Liam Lawson has been called up in his place as confirmed by Marko.

Lawson finished third in last season's Formula 2 standings and is also racing in Japan's Super Formula.

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