Romain Grosjean Crash: Is Romain Grosjean fine? Drivers’ car exploded after colliding into the barriers, nothing clear what caused the blast.
The Bahrain Grand Prix started on a note which nobody ever wanted, after the first turn with all the cars hustling get on top of each other an unfortunate incident occurred.
Romain Grosjean while climbing from the back, lost control of his car after the first turn, in the process, he collided with Alpha Tauri’s Pierre Gasly, further diverting him into the barriers.
Followed by a huge blast, as the care collided with a speed of more than 150km/h. Gladly, the French driver survived the crash and came out of his car in time as he was spotted on the camera.
Here’s the replay of that crash! 💥
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His chassis which was separated from the rear of the car was burning in flames. Meanwhile, he was saved by the marshals nearby. The Halo measures which were enacted in 2018 seems to come effective in the case.
Grosjean was seen jumping off the barriers, and Alan van der Merwe, the medical car driver was seen making incredible escape for the 33-year-old driver.
Not all the hero’s in F1 wear a drivers helmet. pic.twitter.com/PuoL756Nx3
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The driver was then seen limping and had to be given support until safety. On the other hand, the red flags were followed, instructing all cars to get into the pit lanes. Many drivers and staff members were seen distraught following the incident.
What will happen next and Romain Grosjean medical update?
Grosjean was taken in the medical vehicle taken for the mandatory medical examination, the immediate word followed from has told that he has suffered some minor burns on the hands and ankles, also a suspected broken rib(s).
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“Romain has been taken to hospital. The update from the FIA is that he has been taken by helicopter to a military hospital for further evaluation. He has minor burns on his hand and feet and a possible broken rib as well.” wrote Skysports on the official Live Blog.
Furthermore, Gunther Steiner hasn’t given any confirmed update on what caused the crash and has claimed an extensive investigation will be made to spot the problem.