Robert Wickens has been released from the German hospital where he spent the last few days after suffering a significant crash during last weekend’s Nurburgring Endurance Series race on the renowned Nordschleife circuit.

The Canadian, whose Target Competition Hyundai Elantra TCR entry crashed for unknown reasons and scaled the barriers, was airlifted to a hospital in Koblenz after experiencing pain in his chest, according to his Bryan Herta Autosport IMSA team. His participation in the race was part of a bigger plan to receive the necessary license to compete in the esteemed Nurburgring 24 Hours event.

“Thank you again to everyone at the track and the hospital for their care over the last few days,” Wickens said. “I’m heading home today to get prepared for our IMSA event at Laguna in early May. I look forward to returning to Germany in the future and taking another shot at the ‘Ring. Many thanks to the fans, family and friends for all their messages. See you all at the track very soon.”

The next outing for the defending Michelin Pilot Challenge TCR champion is scheduled for WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca across May 10-11 with BHA in the No. 33 Elantra N TCR with teammate Harry Gottsacker.