Behind the scenes of Kubica's F1 comeback

Behind the scenes of Kubica's F1 comeback

In June Robert Kubica finally drove a Formula 1 car again. ANTHONY ROWLINSON and Autosport's sister publication F1 Racing had unique access to experience the comeback nobody thought would happen

A flash-yellow Renault is being caned by Robert Kubica around Valencia's Ricardo Tormo circuit. Every cell in Kubica's body screams with delight at finally - after six years - being released once again to do the thing they were born to do: drive a Formula 1 car to its very limit.

Kubica's first flying lap of the track, which came shortly after 9am on June 6 2017, is a truly ecstatic moment - not least because it seems scarcely imaginable that it is even happening.

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