Enge still in pain from injuries

Tomas Enge has admitted that he is still in pain from the injuries he sustained at St Petersburg in April

Enge still in pain from injuries

The Czech driver sustained multiple injuries, including a severely shattered elbow, when he crashed during the American Le Mans Series race on the street circuit. Although he was declared fit by doctors several weeks ago, he has not yet fully recovered.

Unlike Tom Kristensen, Enge was fit in time to take part in the pre-event test two weeks ago, where he was able to complete a long run to judge his condition.

"I had to see how it was physically and speed-wise, and the test went well," Enge told autosport.com. "I was running consistently and I did a full stint."

"Physically it was fine, Le Mans is not a hard track for the driver. It is not perfect, it's still painful, but right now I have not been working too hard."

Enge admitted that he feels more pain when he is out of the car rather than when he is sitting in the Aston Martin DBR9, and he is not expecting to have any problems during the race.

"I don't think I will have a problem to do double stints in the race," he added. "But we are flexible, and I have told my team that I might only do a few stints.

"We can be flexible if things are bad, but I don't expect them to be."

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