Fernando Alonso has undergone and passed a number of medical tests following his suffering a concussion during pre-season testing. Alonso was advised to miss the opening race in Australia due to potentially subjecting himself to Secondary Impact Syndrome.
Today the FIA medical delegate, Jean-Charles Piette, and the chief medical officer of the circuit, declared Alonso fit to race the Malaysian GP:
“In accordance with normal procedures, McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso was this morning examined by the FIA medical delegate and chief medical officer at the Sepang Circuit medical centre,” the FIA statement read. “During the examination the driver passed all mandatory fitness tests and has thus been declared fit to race in this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix.”