After a year out of F1, Magnussen has had just a restricted time to action up his physical preparation to the needed level after landing the Haas drive at the last minute.
Although he had no genuine issues in Bahrain, the forces included in driving around the Jeddah track tipped him over the edge come certifying.
He thinks that he might haveactually been in problem even previously in the weekend had his mileage not been restricted by automobile concerns on Friday.
Magnussen reckons he might haveactually certified as high as 5th, however neck problem endedupbeing an concern in Q3 and he had to settle for 10th.
“I’m grateful I didn’t have that preparation duetothefactthat my neck would be done currently previously certifying,” he stated.
“My neck simply broke in Q3, I simply couldn’t drive it anylonger, so it’s difficult for that.
“When you’ve been out of an F1 carsandtruck for a year and a track like this – a terrific track, it’s absolutelynothing towards the track – however I’m simply not ready for it.
“I’m delighted I’ve got possibly one of the finest physios in the world here with me, Thomas [Jorgensen], and he’ll be able to do his magic ideally.”
Kevin Magnussen, Haas F1 Team, with Mick Schumacher, Haas F1 Team
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Magnussen yielded that as the race advances, he is mostlikely to have to lean his head on the headrest, which was currently the case in Q3.
“You rest your head on the headrest, however you lose so much sensation for the automobile, and likewise aesthetically you’re looking in the incorrect instructions, so it’s not fantastic.
“And that’s what I was required to do since my neck simply wouldn’t hold it. So yeah, the vehicle was fantastic, I believe the vehicle had a P5 in it however I just had a P10.
“I’ve neverever driven this track and I got 3 laps in FP2 and then I got a regular FP3. That’s not excellent however as I stated, I truly like the track and it came rapidly.”
Magnussen likewise confessed it would be discouraging to have a possibly strong race jeopardized.
“Yeah, for sure, since I believe this is one of my tracks and likewise the automobile is simply wonderful here. I hope I can be a great shape tomorrow and I’ll simply have to get all the combating will out that I have got tomorrow in the race,” he stated.
“You go a bit slower in the race, so then it assists a lot, it’s simply these speeds, Turns 6 and 7 and 8 and 9, it’s simply hell when you sanctuary’t driven an F1 carsandtruck for a year.”
Magnussen likewise stated he was worried when he came throughout the crashed automobile of Mick Schumacher in Q2, slowingdown down to check on his colleague.
“When you see where he lost it and how he strike, the angle was so bad and it’s simply pure concrete. And you can see the entire automobile was torn apart.
“So that should haveactually been a insane mishap for him, and it’s simply insane that you can walk away like that from a crash like that. Just so glad for the security in these automobiles and that we will be able to speak to Mick tonight and be able to offer him a substantial and a pat on the shoulder. It’s simply wonderful.”
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Asked about security issues at the track, he stated: “I’m not the right individual to ask. This is racing, this is what it’s like. When you see crashes like that, it injures a lot and it’s horrible to see. There’s a person in there that you puton’t understand the condition of, and it’s such a relief when you hear that he’s OK.
“But truthfully this is one of the finest tracks that I’ve ever driven. And I wouldn’t modification. Of course if we might make it moresecure, terrific. But I puton’t understand.”