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Wehrlein defends Sauber's handling of injury news

Pascal Wehrlein has defended the way news of his back injury was handled by his Sauber F1 team, and insists the Swiss squad never hid the severity of it. The German driver sustained a compression fracture of a neck vertebra in an accident during January's Race of Champions in Miami, and missed the first test of the pre-season, citing a "back issue" as the reason for his absence. Wehrlein travelled to the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, but withdrew from the event after Friday practice. He also skipped the Chinese GP before making his return to racing in Bahrain last weekend. On Monday the Sauber driver tweeted the first images of himself during his recovery, revealing the...
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