Ferrari release on Massa's condition

Felipe Massa, Hungarian GP 2009

Felipe Massa, Hungarian GP 2009 

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This evening Ferrari issued the following statement on the condition of Felipe Massa:

"After the accident during the qualifying session of the Grand Prix of Hungary, Felipe Massa was airlifted to the AEK hospital in Budapest. Felipe was conscious at the arrival at the hospital and his general conditions remain stable. Following a complete medical examination it emerged that he had suffered a cut on his forehead, a bone damage of his skull and a brain concussion. These conditions need to be operated on after which he will remain under observation in intensive care."

And later issued:

"Felipe Massa has undergone surgery this afternoon at the AEK hospital in Budapest and the outcome of the procedure was positive. Now, Felipe will remain under observation in intensive care."

"An update on his condition will be issued late tomorrow morning."

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