Grosjean was then helped out of the car and into an ambulance. Two years ago Charles Leclerc - Bianchi's close friend - was likely saved serious injury or death by the halo when another car landed on top of his at the Belgian GP. Thankful to the FIA for the massive strides we've taken for Romain to walk away from that safely. 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix: Grosjean escapes huge crash and fire at race start. X-rays also showed he had sustained no fractures. 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Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary, Biden to nominate Tai for trade rep and McDonough for veterans affairs, Biden introduces his pick to lead Defense Department, Biden to nominate Marcia Fudge to lead HUD, Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton on his win. @HaasF1Team @RGrosjean #Formula1 #f1 #BahrainGP pic.twitter.com/RBVe2QdznX. Please be aware that there is some graphic footage included in this video. The Associated Press contributed to this report. / CBS/AP. If we are to believe the Red Bull Racing team boss, however, Verstappen has now completely recovered. It was introduced following the death of French driver Jules Bianchi after he sustained massive head trauma on a rain-soaked track at the Japan GP six years ago and went headfirst into a trackside crane. Staff extinguish flames from Haas driver Romain Grosjean of France's car after a crash during the Formula One race in Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton won a crash-marred Bahrain Grand Prix where Romain Grosjean somehow escaped with only minor burns after his car exploded into a fireball. Still shaking watching these replays of Romain Grosjean’s crash. The Frenchman struck a barrier at 137mph with a recorded impact of 53G. He appeared to be shaken but did not immediately seem injured other than a slight limp. Burger King UK offers social media boost for other restaurants, "Spectacular" images capture only total solar eclipse of 2020, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ink multiyear deal with Spotify, Contents of capsule brought back from asteroid revealed, Protesters keep pressure on Belarus' dictator, and pay the price, won a record-tying seventh world championship, California Privacy/Information We Collect. As flames tore into the desert night sky, Grosjean was inside a raging furnace for about 10-15 seconds. Haas driver Romain Grosjean escapes from a huge crash at the start of the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix, which ripped his car in half after piercing the barrier just after Turn 3 at high speed. The 34-year-old French driver managed to escape after he slid off track on the first lap and his Haas car burst into flames after being sliced in two by a barrier. © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. "(Romain) is stable and being taken by helicopter to the MDF MC Military Hospital for further evaluation," the sport's governing FIA said. Watch the race start at the 2020 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix as a huge crash and fire involving Haas driver Romain Grosjean, from which he escaped safely, causes the race to be red-flagged. Get your free trial now & start streaming instantly > F1 crash sparks HUGE fire. Formula One driver Romain Grosjean was involved in a horrific crash that left his car engulfed in flames at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday, causing the race to be halted. Romain Grosjean walks away from the crash scene with the help of medical officers after crashing out of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Sakhir, Bahrain on November 29, 2020. The accident happened when Grosjean lost grip and slid to the right, where his back wheel clipped the front of Daniil Kvyat's Alpha-Tauri and he flew off into the barrier. Grosjean clambered out with the fire roaring behind him and his race helmet singed. "Everything worked hand in hand today: the halo, the barriers, the seat belt. Brynn Lennon, Pool via AP "I've never seen that much fire in 12 years. A part of Haas driver Romain Grosjean's car is taken after the crash at the start of the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix in Sakhir, Bahrain, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. He managed to find a way out and jumped through the flames and gripped the boiling hot metal barrier as he jumped over back onto the track, shaking his hands in agony before being helped by the stewards. He was stuck inside the flaming wreck for nearly 10 seconds before somehow finding a way out. 15 days ago Video. Watch The Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2020 Live & On-Demand on Kayo. Grosjean survives horrific fiery crash in Bahrain Date published: November 29 2020 Romain Grosjean was helped away by medics after a huge crash at the Bahrain GP which ripped his Haas in … New to Kayo? Jan Lammers was a guest and gave his view on the crash, the operation of safety protocols in Formula 1, and the run-up to the crash that will constitute the defining image of this GP. Wow...", I'm so grateful Romain is safe. Romain Grosjean has undergone surgery on his left hand to repair ligament damage caused by his horrific crash at the Bahrain Grand Prix.. Grosjean crashed on lap one of the race in October in an incident that tore in half his Haas VF-20 that also erupted in flames. Once skeptical of the halo safety device on Formula One cars, Romain Grosjean acknowledged it likely saved his life after a horrific crash at the … Grosjean has been airlifted to hospital with a suspected broken rib and minor burns. "It's out of date," started Lammers, who also looks back at the images in shock. F1: Team Haas driver Romain Grosjean was fortunate to escape from an uncharacteristically fiery crash at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Monday morning. Sports. Grosjean was sent spearing off … Haas F1 Team driver Romain Grosjean was involved in one of the more horrific crashes in recent Formula 1 history on the first lap of the F1 Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday. Moments later, Grosjean was shown on television talking with the race doctor in the medical car. Lewis Hamilton, who earlier this month won a record-tying seventh world championship, posted to Twitter after the crash, saying: "I'm so grateful Romain is safe. Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix, but it's a race that will be remembered for a huge crash involving Romain Grosjean. Thankful to the FIA for the massive strides we've taken for Romain to walk away from that safely https://t.co/dG8AXmsbKN, "The risk we take is no joke for those of you out there that forget we put our life on the line for this sport and love what we do," Hamilton wrote. Massive crash at Bahrain F1 race splits car in half. Drivers and team members stood and applauded as they saw the images of Grosjean climbing over the barrier to safety and being sprayed with a fire extinguisher. Formula 1 racing driver Romain Grosjean has said he is "sort of okay" after surviving a horror crash during the Bahrain Grand Prix. A spokesman for Grosjean's Haas team said the driver had suffered minor burns on his hands and ankles and had one or more suspected broken ribs, Reuters reported. 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix: Massive Grosjean crash at race start Grosjean's teammate Kevin Magnussen looked distressed when he saw the footage as drivers waited in the paddock for the race to restart, while officials returned to the site of the crash to pick up debris littered around the destroyed car. Tragic, Romain Grosjean had a terrible accident at the Bahrain F1 last night. November 29, 2020 / 11:21 AM The Haas driver's car erupted into flames as it hit the tyre barrier. At NOS Studio Sport last night, the intense crash of Romain Grosjean was the talk of the day. Without one of things it could've been a different outcome.". Formula One driver Romain Grosjean was trapped in a burning car after it sliced in half and exploded into a fireball, following a crash on the first lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday. The damaged Haas Formula 1 car of Romain Grosjean Pic Courtesy: Reuters. The race footage showed safety officials reaching the car immediately but with Grosjean still trapped inside. Wow... the risk we take is no joke, for those of you out there that forget that we put our life on the line for this sport and for what we love to do. Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean has incredibly walked away from an inferno wreck on the opening lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix with just minor burns. Staff extinguish flames from Haas driver Romain Grosjean of France's car after a crash during the Formula One race in Sakhir, Bahrain, Nov. 29, 2020. The halo is a safety device that forms a protective ring around the drivers' head. F1 driver Romain Grosjean is lucky to be alive -- SUPER LUCKY -- because his car exploded in flames and was literally ripped apart during the Bahrain Grand Prix. He also discusses the rumors about Sergio Perez. ROMAIN GROSJEAN revealed the burn wounds on his right hand as he continues to recover from a horror Formula One crash. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. The Haas Team racer almost died in the incident, but luckily he survived. pic.twitter.com/YwMF3bKlP4. Formula One Driver Miraculously Escapes Fiery Crash At Bahrain Grand Prix Romain Grosjean appeared to emerge with minor burns after his car crashed and burst into flames during the Bahrain Grand Prix. Thank you to everyone at the track who instantly jumped into action to help. 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix: Massive Grosjean crash at race start, 2020 Formula 2 Season: Mick Schumacher's Road to Glory, 2020 Post Season Test: Alonso, Tsunoda and Schumacher on track, Say What? According to Christian Horner, Max Verstappen injured himself during the previous Grand Prix in Bahrain after his crash into the tyre wall after trying to avoid Charles Leclerc and Sergio Perez in the opening lap.