Kubica to undergo minor surgery on elbow

Injured Formula One driver Robert Kubica is expected to have

minor surgery on his elbow on Saturday.

Officials at the Santa Corona hospital where Kubica is

recuperating said Friday that he met with a specialist who

recommended the procedure to help with his recovery and


The Polish driver crashed while competing in a rally on Feb. 6

and was taken by helicopter to the hospital in Pietra Ligure, near


Kubica has had three operations so far. After the crash, he

underwent seven hours of surgery to save his right hand before

operations on his shoulder and leg, and later on his elbow.