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PADDOCK INSIDER: How Lance Stroll went from bike crash to F1 paddock return in just 12 days

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Lawrence Barretto
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In sport, injuries are inevitable. A wrong step in training, a slip when running, hitting a pothole when cycling – all can lead to a damaged joint, bruised limb or broken bone. Lance Stroll found himself in this situation 12 days ago when the Canadian came off his bike and broke his right wrist and “banged up” the other on the eve of the 2023 Formula 1 season.

The timing couldn’t have been much worse. The next day (Monday February 20), his Aston Martin team released a statement saying the incident would rule him out of the three-day test in Bahrain.

READ MORE: Stroll shares more details on injuries sustained in ‘painful’ training accident as he gets set for F1 return

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