According to Scuderia Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali, Robert Kubica's days of Formula One are over. You'll recall that Kubica, the former BMW Sauber and Lotus Renault ace was injured on a stage of the Ronde di Andora rally in a Skoda Fabia S2000, when he lost control and the car was impaled by a guard rail.

Kubica's injuries made his return to racing of any form questionable, although just one week ago, it was announced he'd be moving up to the top rung of the World Rally Championship with Citroën. Still, it was hoped that the talented Polish driver would eventually return to open-wheel racing.

But when asked during an interview published on Scuderia Ferrari's website whether he thought Kubica would come back to F1 and join Ferrari, a rumored move before his accident, Domenicali said, "Yes, we are keeping an eye on him. Unfortunately, I don't think he will be back, because with his physical problem, he would struggle in certain limited situations which require reactivity. It's a shame."

Even before the now-public doubts of Domenicali, Kubica hasn't doubted he can return and be competitive in F1, according to BBC Sport. But with the severe damage to his right arm, which was partially amputated in the accident, and the limited movement he still suffers from, one has to wonder if the head of the Scuderia might just be right.

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      • 1 Year Ago
      He's been proving all the doubters wrong so far, I hope he can continue to do so.
      Robert Fahey
      • 1 Year Ago
      Too bad. He always won by a nose.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Robert's talent was always top shelf in F1. His days in World Rally WRC2 has been impressive. His ride with Citroen in a DS3 should be spectacular to watch. He hasn't lost the desire nor the speed.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Que Nigel Mansell!
      • 1 Year Ago
      if theres no future in f1 for Kubica, i can clearly see him in WRC driving along top drivers.
      • 1 Year Ago
      They also said Alex Zanardi would never race again and his injuries were much more severe.