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Edgar makes FIA F3 return at Silverstone after Crohn’s Illness analysis

Edgar makes FIA F3 return at Silverstone after Crohn’s Illness analysis

The 18-year-old, who had switched to Trident for his second season within the championship after racing with Carlin in 2021, pulled out of the championship following the Bahrain season-opener as he battled unwell well being and surprising weight reduction.

Identified in April with the situation, which causes irritation within the intestine, Edgar put his racing actions on maintain whereas he labored on a therapy plan and regained his health.

The 2021 Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Younger Driver of the Yr Award finalist will now make his return in entrance of a house crowd subsequent weekend, retaking his seat at Trident.

He stated: “I’m delighted to announce that I might be resuming my FIA System 3 Championship marketing campaign with Trident Motorsport subsequent weekend at Silverstone.

“Following my Crohn’s analysis and interval of sickness, I’ve now improved sufficiently to make my return to racing.

“In addition to my household and mates, I’ve so many individuals I wish to thank for making this attainable, significantly Dr Helmut Marko and everybody at Purple Bull, Trident Motorsport, Dr Phil Batty, Mr Mike Davison, Dr David Nylander/Dr Ally Speight and their crew at RVI Newcastle, Sam Village, Jeff Thorpe, and the BRDC.

“Everybody has labored so arduous to assist me getting wholesome once more and their unwavering assist will at all times be appreciated.”

The Briton’s changed at Trident, Oliver Rasmussen, will now concentrate on his FIA World Endurance Championship marketing campaign with JOTA that yielded a 3rd place end within the LMP2 class on the Le Mans 24 Hours earlier this month.

Group supervisor Giacomo Ricci stated: “I’m extraordinarily delighted to share this superb information.

“I’ve no phrases to precise how comfortable I’m to welcome Jonny Edgar again and be capable of comply with him on observe once more.

“We’re completely thrilled to know that the British racer, a Purple Bull Junior driver, has lastly overcome his well being points, successful a battle that may make him even stronger.

“Trident Motorsport will comply with his return with its most dedication to assist him get well the time he missed in two rounds he was compelled to take a seat out from.”

Jonny Edgar, Trident

Jonny Edgar, Trident

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