Hit by a car four days ago and still on track for the Giro: George Bennett's incredible comeback at Tour of the Alps

New Zealander still suffering after-effects of crash, but says he hopes good form is still there

George Bennett goes on the attack on stage four of the Tour of the Alps

(Image credit: Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

Sunday was meant to be a run-of-the mill recon ride for George Bennett as he rode the route of stage 16 of the Giro d'Italia, the 34.5km time trial from Trento to Rovereto.

Unfortunately things did not go to plan Bennett found himself lying on the tarmac after a driver turned in front of him, a collision which took place at such speed that the New Zealander said he took the car's bike rack clean off with his knees.

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