“I’m doing good. I’ve never had a surgery before, anything like that," he told Sky Sports.
"It’s not comfortable, let me just say that much, it’s not comfortable, but it is what it is. I was more upset that I got myself in a really good place, also physically. August was my chance to really catch up.
"You nearly trick yourself sometimes into turning back time, like ‘But if this didn’t…’ But it’s happened. We don’t live in a fairytale where I can wind back the clock. It’s always that same thing like it could be worse.
“I think where I’m at now, I still don’t have 100 per cent range, some things I still can’t do like I could pre-race so I think that’s just going to take time but importantly I can grip the wheel. I can do that well.”
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