Alex Albon: Williams driver aiming to race in Singapore after respiratory failure


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Albon is nineteenth in the drivers’ championship

Williams driver Alex Albon says he hopes to race on the Singapore Grand Prix following the respiratory failure that left him in intensive care.

The 26-year-old had appendix surgical procedure on Saturday through the Italian GP race weekend however suffered “post-operative anaesthetic complications” and was placed on a ventilator in Italy.

Thai Albon is now again at his dwelling in Monaco and “feels pretty good”.

“The goal is to be ready for Singapore,” mentioned Albon.

The Singapore race weekend on the Marina Bay Street Circuit begins on 30 September.

Speaking in a video on Twitter, Albon thanked docs for doing “an amazing job”, including: “I’m very grateful that they got me in good health”.

Of his purpose to be match for the following race in Singapore, he mentioned: “It’s going to be tough, it’s one of the toughest races that we go to. It won’t be easy but let’s aim high.”

Albon was changed by reserve driver Nyck de Vries for Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix, which was received by Max Verstappen.

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