F1 return one of my greatest achievements - Kubica

Miracle man Robert Kubica returns to F1 with Williams almost eight years after the crash that left him with a severed right arm

Here's the feel-good comeback story we've all been waiting for: Robert Kubica has secured a deal to race for the Williams Formula One team in 2019, reports Motorsport.

A devastating rally crash in February of 2011 that left Kubica with several major injuries prevented him from returning to Renault and Formula 1 in general that season.

Kubica thanked all those who had helped him through the dark times that followed his life-changing crash when a steel guardrail penetrated his vehicle and arm in a minor rally in north-west Italy.

"It has been a long road to get to this point, but as that challenge now comes to an end with this announcement, a new challenge begins working with Williams on track". This year has been tough, but I have learnt a lot, and I'd like to thank Sir Frank and Claire [Williams] for this opportunity.

"Being back on the F1 grid next season will be one of the greatest achievements of my life", Kubica said.

Kubica's unprecedented journey back to F1 began when he returned to rallying before he took part in a series of tests for his former team Renault a year ago.

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Williams admired Kubica's strength and tenacity, and said his fighting spirit would be much needed as the team fought their way back from the depths.

During a 2018 season as the Williams test driver, Kubica has shown his capacity to go faster than both Sirotkin and Lance Stroll as he completed five separate test days and two Friday sessions. He had completed a successful F1 test with Renault in 2016 F1 auto before driving the contemporary Renault and Williams cars in Hungary and Abu Dhabi in 2017.

"The only one who probably never gave up was myself and the people around me, I'd like to thank them".

"I am delighted to announce that Robert will be stepping up to the role of Race Driver to partner George in 2019", she said. Williams also offered him the opportunity to test that year's vehicle later in the season and the chance for him to get back behind the wheel in 2018 started to become a real possibility.

A Polish reporter, Aldona Marciniak, tweeted out describing how the returning Williams driver ran out to get towels and water for someone who collapsed in the crowd. The 2008 season was also the season that resulted in him recording a career-high seven podium finishes and his lone pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix, leading a career-high 68 laps and finishing in a career-high fourth place in the driver standings.

'I think it's exciting for the sport to see him back in action'.

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