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Rosberg feeling fine after Monaco crash 29 May 2008

Nico Rosberg (GER) Williams.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 6, Monaco Grand Prix, Preparations, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Wednesday, 21 May 2008 The crash of Nico Rosberg (GER) Williams FW30.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 6, Monaco Grand Prix, Race, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Sunday, 25 May 2008

His Monaco race may have ended in the barriers last weekend, but Williams’ Nico Rosberg is already feeling fighting fit for the forthcoming Canadian Grand Prix. Rosberg crashed out of the rainy Monte Carlo event after hitting a patch of water under braking during the race’s closing stages.

“My crash at the Swimming Pool chicane on lap 60 of the Monaco Grand Prix was a big one, but there’s no damage - not to me, anyway,” said the German driver in his column on Williams’ website.

“After consulting the doctors on site I decided, as precaution, to go to the Princess Grace Hospital in Monaco. All the routine checks in the hospital showed that everything was perfectly fine, so I was released to go home rather quickly. After a couple days rest, I am currently preparing and training as normal for the Canadian Grand Prix.”

Up until his accident, with the Williams proving quick in the Principality, the 22 year-old had been feeling confident of a strong result. Now he is feeling optimistic about the Canadian event.

“What made the shunt so disappointing was the fact that the FW30 had been really competitive during practice and qualifying,” he added. “I’m looking forward to getting back into the car in Montreal, because the speed in Monaco was very promising."

With his preparations already in full swing, Rosberg plans to fly out to Canada on Sunday to get used to the time difference.