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Double amputee Billy Monger wins first race since accident

Billy Monger has claimed his first race victory since the accident which led to the amputation of both his legs two years ago.

Monger, 20, returned to single-seater racing last year in British Formula 3 in a specially adapted car. This weekend he was competing in the Pau Grand Prix, which this year is part of the Euroformula Open Championship.

The British driver won after a strategic gamble, switching to wet-weather tyres early on and dropping to last -- only to see conditions worsen, allowing him to roar to third position. The pair duelling for the lead then collided, meaning Monger inherited a lead which he held on to until the chequered flag.