Racer Russian team “Formula 1” Aplha Tauri Daniil Kvyat placed on the helmet the inscription in support of the famous Italian pilot Alessandro Zanardi.

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The Twitter account Aplha Tauri was published photos of quata in the helmet that says “go Ahead, Alex, keep fighting, Champ”.

19 Jun 53-year-old Zanardi crashed in Siena. His bike on manual control collided with a truck. Former athlete in serious condition were evacuated to the nearest hospital.

The Italian competed in various racing series, he spent five seasons in the “Formula 1” and four in the CART series, where twice became the champion. In 2001, he was involved in a severe accident in which he amputated the legs above the knees. Despite these injuries, Zanardi was back behind the wheel in the touring touring cars Championships.

He also performed at the Paralympic games 2012 and 2016, where he won two gold medals in the class hand bikes.

Earlier it was reported that Zanardi was operated for the third time.