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Billy Monger picked up two podiums in his first 4 races of the F4 British Championship

A 17-year-old Method four driver who was concerned in a “horrific” crash at Donington Park has had each his legs amputated.

Billy Monger, from Charlwood, Surrey, ran into the back of another car which appeared to have stopped on the observe through the race on Sunday.

needed to be extracted from his car on the Leicestershire observe and airlifted to hospital.

A JustGiving web page set as much as increase money for the boy’s “future” has hit £50,000.

The workforce behind the automobile, JHR Developments, arrange the web page with the blessing of ‘s household, with the purpose of elevating £260,000.

An announcement on the web page stated: “1000’s of individuals have already watched the haunting footage of the crash which left Billy preventing for his life. Sadly, Billy has had amputations to each legs.

“We now want your kindness and help to assist in giving Billy and his household one of the best likelihood to battle these accidents that may have an effect on Billy’s life so massively.”

The submit, signed by Steven Hunter, JHR Developments and the Monger household, stated the cash could be put right into a belief to assist him “return to a full and lively life”.

The Method four British Championship is a motor racing sequence which options a mixture of skilled motor racing groups and privately funded drivers.

It’s designed as a low-cost entrance to automobile racing, and is aimed toward younger racing drivers transferring up from go-karting.

It changed the British Method Ford Championship in 2015 – a sequence during which profitable Method 1 drivers akin to Ayrton Senna and Jenson Button received their first single-seater titles.