Ericsson cleared to race at Monza

Marcus Ericsson has been given the go-ahead to contest the remainder of the Italian Grand Prix after passing a medical on Saturday morning.

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The Swede crashed heavily in Friday’s second practice, rolling his Sauber when his DRS failed to close.

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Ericsson smashed into a wall before barrel rolling and coming to a halt.

He was taken to the track’s medical centre but had to pass further checks on Saturday morning.

He was given the go-ahead to race by the FIA’s medical delegate.

“The accident I had in FP2 was a big impact – thanks to the strength of the car I am alright,” Ericsson said.

“I look forward to driving again.”

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