Offbeat Grosjean in the fire: waiting time "felt like an eternity"

19:15  29 november  2020
19:15  29 november  2020 Source:   motorsport-total.com

Romain Grosjean walks away from horrific, fiery crash at Bahrain Grand Prix

  Romain Grosjean walks away from horrific, fiery crash at Bahrain Grand Prix Haas F1 driver Romain Grosjean was involved in a terrifying accident on the first lap of Sunday's Formula 1 Grand Prix that left his car ripped in half and engulfed in flames, but the French driver was fortunately able to get out of his car and hop over a safety…As drivers jockeyed for position soon after the start of the race, Grosjean veered across the front of Daniil Kyvat, made contact and was turned directly into a barrier at turn 3. Grosjean’s car made contact with the metal barrier and went through it, doing major damage to his car and causing an immediate explosion.

I imagine that felt like an eternity to him. Testament to the fire retardant clothing they wear. I don't remember the last time a F1 car went in flames like that. I don't even know if I were born (97) last time that happened.

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Die Medical-Car-Besatzung konnte nur zuschauen, wie sich Grosjean befreite © Motorsport Images The medical car crew could only watch Grosjean break free.

A fireball and no driver in sight. A two-part car. Anxious waiting for a sign of life from the fire hell. Romain Grosjean's accident at the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix brought back memories of times in Formula 1 ( in the live ticker! ) that were actually thought to be a thing of the past.

Alan van der Merwe, the driver of the medical car in Formula 1, experienced the horror up close. "I haven't seen anything like it in twelve years," he says. "I have never witnessed such an impact."

"It took us a moment to understand what happened. I can't tell if it was just a second, but it felt like an eternity."

Sebastian Vettel worried: Guardrails shouldn't break like that!

 Sebastian Vettel worried: Guardrails shouldn't break like that! Sebastian Vettel is worried how the guardrail was so damaged and how Grosjean's car could go up in flames - Answer from race director Masi That Romain Grosjean's car broke through the guardrail in his accident in Bahrain is worrying for Sebastian Vettel : "To be honest, I don't know how, but that way the guardrail shouldn't break," said the four-time world champion after the race in Sachir. "The most important thing is that he got out of there." "It's good that the cars are safer today than the

I remember my nanny told me something used to pull on her At night when she would sleep terrified under her covers And when she finally got the nerve to pull them down and look Felt like an eternity in the brief time that it took And all she found was an empty room with no one there Just the shadows

Chapter 6. A Different Path To The Future. The first time they met, the only thought that went through his mind was how unremarkable the boy was. In the end though, his lips finally moved, with the word that slipped through them being the most eloquent one his mind could muster at the moment.

The redemption came after waiting too long. "It was a relief when he got out there and was okay," says the 40-year-old.

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He and Formula 1 doctor Ian Roberts ran in the direction of the burning wreck, but initially could not do anything. They took care immediately to Grosjean, who escaped the flames unassisted.

"It shows that all the systems we have developed work hand in hand - halo, guardrails, belts. Everything worked as it should. Without it, things would have turned out very differently, "said van der Merwe.

When he got back into the pits with the medical car, Haas team boss Günther Steiner thanked him on the spot and ordered the same from Roberts.

Grosjean got the first reports reportedly with burns to his hands and ankles. He was flown out by helicopter on suspicion of a broken rib.

Romain Grosjean reconsiders IndyCar change after fire accident .
© Motorsport Images Romain Grosjean: With IndyCar he now wants to reconsider A possible IndyCar change from Romain Grosjean after the 2020 Formula 1 season remains a zigzag course. After the Haas driver, who could not find a cockpit in Formula 1 for 2021, initially only hesitantly considered the IndyCar option, he wants to reassess the situation after his serious fire accident in Bahrain .

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