The French driver saw his car split in two and catch fire after a collision with another driver during the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Frenchman came out of the accident safe and sound.
On November 29, 2020, during the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Bahrain, a few seconds after the start, at turn number three of the circuit, while the Frenchman Romain Grosjean was trying to shift to the right of the track, he hit the front left part of the single-seater of Russian Daniil Kvyat and ends his race launched in the safety rail at a speed of about 200 km / h. It was then that Romain Grosjean’s car split in two and caught fire.
The tricolor pilot finally managed to escape the flames. He was immediately taken care of by the doctors.
🇧🇭 FLASH – The impressive images of Romain Grosjean emerging from the flames. His single-seater is cut in 2. The pilot 🇫🇷 of # F1, miraculous, suffers from minor burns. He was transported by ambulance after his crash on the 1st lap of the #BahrainGP. (team) pic.twitter.com/oii2qWNWSU
– Mediavenir (@Mediavenir) November 29, 2020
Fortunately, more fear than harm for Romain Grosjean who suffers from multiple burns to his hands. He posted a video the evening on his Instagram account explaining that he was “fine” and thanking those who had sent him messages of support.
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