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Felipe Massa is continuing to improve in hospital here from injuries suffered in a crash during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix This article is about Formula One race. For other uses, see Hungarian Grand Prix (disambiguation).

The first Hungarian Grand Prix (Hungarian: Magyar Nagydíj) was held on June 21, 1936 over a 3.
, the doctor treating the Brazilian said on Wednesday.

However, in addition to severe head injuries the 28-year-old Ferrari driver is also suffering from internal injuries to his body.

"The safety belt violently compressed his body in the collision and his intestines and bile duct bile duct or biliary duct
Any of the excretory ducts in the liver that convey bile between the liver and the intestine, including the hepatic, cystic, and common bile ducts. Also called gall duct.

bile duct

 received a severe shock," the doctor told AFP (1) (AppleTalk Filing Protocol) The file sharing protocol used in an AppleTalk network. In order for non-Apple networks to access data in an AppleShare server, their protocols must translate into the AFP language. See file sharing protocol. .

"The inflammation is gradually getting better, as is his general state of health," the doctor added.

The hospital was unable to say exactly when Massa Massa, in the Bible
Massa (măs`ə), in the Bible, seventh son of Ishmael.
Massa, city, Italy
Massa (mäs`ä), city (1991 pop. 66,737), capital of Massa-Carrara prov.
 would be discharged.

Massa suffered head and eye injuries when he was struck at around 275 kph by a spring that flew off compatriot com·pa·tri·ot  
1. A person from one's own country.

2. A colleague.

[French compatriote, from Late Latin compatri
 Rubens Barrichello's Brawn car during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday.

He underwent surgery for skull damage immediately.

Specialists estimated on Tuesday that Massa could be released from hospital in a week to ten days.
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Date:Jul 29, 2009
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