Ralf to test next week

Ralf Schumacher will make his comeback from injury in a three-day test at Monza next week, team-mate Antonio Pizzonia confirmed in Belgium today (Thursday).

Ralf to test next week

Schumacher has missed four races following his horrific accident at Indianapolis in June where he fractured his vertebrae and suffered a severe concussion. Reserve driver Marc Gene drove in the French and British races while test driver Pizzonia took over duties in Germany and Hungary. The Brazilian will also race at this weekend's Belgium Grand Prix.

The next race up at Monza though should see a return for Schumacher, although Pizzonia said that a decision on whether the German will return for the Italian Grand Prix will be made after the three-day test.

"He is going to be testing after the race here (in Belgium) in Monza for three days," Pizzonia said.
"We will see how he is going to be after the test. If he is ready he will be racing at Monza as far as I know."

Schumacher currently has just 12 points to his name in the drivers' championship. The German will leave Williams at the end of the year to join Toyota.

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