Marcus Ericsson is bruised and battered but fit to race in Malaysia this weekend.
The Sauber driver confirmed reports on Twitter that he suffered a high speed cycling accident during a training camp in Thailand last week.
“Lucky to get away with only bruises and scratches,” said the Swede, posting photos of himself covered with cuts and scrapes and a bent bicycle wheel.
“Hitting a (big) chicken doing 45kph is not recommended but I’m all patched up and ready for the weekend,” Ericsson added.
He said the chicken escaped unscathed.