Boullier says contact with Kubica stopped months ago
4 September, 2012
The Pole was a Renault driver ahead of the 2011 season (before the name changed to Lotus) when he was seriously hurt during a minor rally in Italy.
For months afterwards, Frenchman Boullier said the team was supporting Kubica’s quest to return to F1, but there were rumours of a subsequent falling-out.
Boullier told the Daily Mail’s World of F1 blog: “He [Kubica] stopped contact with us months ago.”
It emerged last week that Kubica is still pushing to recover his driving fitness, having reportedly tested a works Ford world rally car.
Boullier insisted: “I cannot make any assumptions about anything because I am not in contact with him anymore.”
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