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Raikkonen rested for Silverstone test

Ferrari are resting Kimi Raikkonen from this week's test session at Silverstone to aid his recovery from his high-speed crash at the British Grand Prix. Raikkonen, 34, bruised his legs in a crash at more than 150mph during lap one of Sunday's race. Marussia's Jules Bianchi will stand in for Raikkonen on Wednesday - but the Finn is expected to be fit to race in the German Grand Prix on 20 July. 'Kimi is fine. He wanted to drive,' said a Ferrari spokesman. 'But we want him to rest to let his bruises heal before Germany.' Raikkonen sustained an impact of 47G - 47 times the force of gravity - in his crash on the Wellington Straight. Raikkonen has scored 19 points in nine races this season...
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