French driver Romain Grosjean escapes his fire-filled car after a heavy crash that tore his car in half at Sunday's F1 race in Bahrain. Grosjean walked away from the crash with minor injuries. "It was such a shocking image to see … horrifying. After colliding with the barriers in a high speed explosion, Grosjean’s car split in half and was engulfed in a fireball. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. France's Romain Grosjean crashed heavily into barrier splitting the car in half at the Bahrain F1 race. France's Romain Grosjean crashed heavily into barrier splitting the car in half at the Bahrain F1 race. "It's physical, this track has always been physical. He was conscious and stable and then taken by helicopter to a military hospital. F1 driver Romain Grosjean escapes after car crashes, splits in half and bursts into flames at Bahrain Grand Prix. The first accident happened when Grosjean lost grip and slid to the right, where his back wheel clipped the front of Kvyat's car and he flew off into the barrier. Add some “good” to your morning and evening. Hamilton has a huge lead with 332 points compared to 201 for Bottas and 189 for Verstappen, who can still catch Bottas. France's Romain Grosjean crashed heavily into barrier splitting the car in half at the Bahrain F1 race. WATCH | Grosjean escapes car after crash at Bahrain GP: The 34-year-old Grosjean has three children, the eldest only 7 years old, and he revealed that the fear of them losing their father drove him through the flames. The 35-year-old Hamilton looked drained at the end. We reserve the right to close comments at any time. Nicholas Latifi, also of Montreal and driving for Williams, was 14th. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. However, he is back in the F1 … It was a scary moment.". Romain Grosjean escapes horrific F1 crash at Bahrain GP, How a controversial safety device saved Romain Grosjean's life in brutal F1 crash. Did the halo save Romains life? Romain Grosjean has recalled his escape from his fiery crash at the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix, revealing he told himself to get out of the wreckage for his … Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. The 34-year-old French driver slid off the track at high speed on the first lap and his Haas car burst into flames after being sliced in two by a barrier. Romain Grosjean: F1 and FIA investigations begin into Bahrain GP accident "Undoubtedly we've got to do a very deep analysis of all the events that occurred because there are a … Romain Grosjean is being treated for burns to his hands and will stay in hospital overnight after miraculously walking away from a huge first-lap crash … By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. FIA has come a long way to … "I don't know if the word miracle exists or it can be used, but it wasn't my time. Grosjean undergoes surgery on injured hand after Bahrain F1 crash - TRmotosports Romain Grosjean suffered a horrific crash at the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday, causing the race to be red flagged on the opening … "Sometimes I have tears in my eyes.". 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. "My 5-year-old son Simon is sure I have magical powers and that I have a shield of magic love. I saw my visor turning all orange, the flames on the left side of the car," he said. French driver Romain Grosjean escapes his fire-filled car after a heavy crash that tore his car in half at Sunday's F1 race in Bahrain. "There is a feeling of being happy to be alive, of seeing things differently. Romain Grosjean’s escape from his burning Haas at the Bahrain Grand Prix has been described as a miracle but it’s nothing of the sort. Grosjean was also moved by the widespread support within F1 and beyond. Please be aware that there is some graphic footage included in this video. What caused the barrier to give way? By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. "To come out of the flames that day is something that will mark my life forever.". Those are very strong words.". This is the terrifying moment Romain Grosjean's F1 car split in half and burst into flames after smashing into a barrier today. Canada's Lance Stroll takes pole position at Turkish GP, CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. Formula One driver Romain Grosjean, right, walked away without serious injury after his car crashed and burst into flames during Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix. To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). I put my hands in the fire and I could clearly feel my hands burning on the chassis," Grosjean said. That put Red Bull's Alexander Albon into third ahead of the McLarens of Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz. How did the fuel escape the fuel cell? It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. Stroll joked about hanging upside down in his car, before squirming out. After crashing and catching fire at turn 3 of the Bahrain GP, he miraculously pulled himself from the wreckage. CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. F1 – GP de Bahreïn : Grosjean, Verstappen, Gasly… Le Grand Prix en questions Publié le 30 novembre 2020 à 07H56 - mis à jour le 30 novembre 2020 à 08H19 Mathieu WARNIER Comments are welcome while open. Lewis Hamilton 'can't find words' after making F1 history with record 92nd win. "An enormous amount of people showed me signs of affection and that's something which touched me greatly," Grosjean said. Formula One driver Romain Grosjean appeared to escape with minor burns after his car crashed and burst into flames moments after the start of the Bahrain … Lewis Hamilton takes F1's Imola Grand Prix for record-extending 93rd win. Audience Relations, CBC P.O. Romain Grosjean can consider himself very lucky to be alive today. "I was really worried. He had been recovering in the nearby hospital since the incident. Lewis Hamilton claims his 95th career F1 win Sunday in Bahrain after several delays including a flip over by Canada's Lance Stroll. It's not very pleasant but it's not painful, so I can't complain," Grosjean said. Grosjean clambered out with the fire roaring behind him and his race helmet singed. My hand movements are fine, so that's the main thing. Heureusement le pilote Haas est indemne mais probablement choqué. Romain Grosjean a quitté ce mercredi matin à 10h30, heure de Bahreïn, l’hôpital militaire Bahrain Defence Force après y avoir passé 3 nuits. The French driver's car exploded into a fireball after crashing on the first lap and slicing through a metal barrier along the track on Sunday. 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. "Just wanted to say I am OK," Grosjean said. Le départ du Grand Prix de Bahreïn a été marqué par un effroyable accident ce dimanche, lorsque Romain Grosjean a perdu le contrôle de sa monoplace en fond de peloton. He said that's what protected me, that I managed to fly out of the car. Romain Grosjean’s wife, Marion, released an emotional message following her husband’s horror crash at the Bahrain GP. Comments are welcome while open. SAKHIR, BAHRAIN -- Formula One driver Romain Grosjean appears to have escaped without serious injury after his car crashed and burst into flames moments after the start of … Formula One driver Romain Grosjean has shared photos of the burns to his right hand sustained in his horror crash at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Véritable miraculé, Sébastien Grosjean s’est élancé en 19ème position du Grand Prix de Bahreïn ce dimanche 29 novembre, quand, dans le 1er tour, vers 15h15, sa voiture est sortie de la route alors qu’il négociait le virage n°3, et s’est véritablement disloquée avant d’exploser contre le rail/mur de sécurité. Grosjean was estimated to be inside the raging furnace for nearly 30 seconds but was lucid enough to figure a way out of a near-death situation. 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. 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. "There's going to be some psychological work to be done, because I really saw death coming. 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 Bahrain … We reserve the right to close comments at any time. At NOS Studio Sport last night, the intense crash of Romain Grosjean was also the talk of the day. Grosjean was trapped inside the Haas car's flaming wreckage but escaped in scenes that drew awe and admiration around the world. Grosjean walked away from the crash with minor injuries. Audience Relations, CBC P.O. His contract expires at the end of this season, and it remains uncertain if he will be given a seat in F1 next year, so that could effectively be his last race in F1. It could have been so much worse," Hamilton said. Romain Grosjean (Haas) a été victime d'un spectaculaire accident dès le premier tour du Grand Prix de F1 de Bahreïn, dimanche, remporté par Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes). There is another race in Bahrain next Sunday, on Sakhir's shorter outer circuit, before the 17-race season concludes in Abu Dhabi. "I think it is a reminder to us and hopefully to the people that are watching that this is a dangerous sport," Hamilton said. F1 photos: Romain Grosjean's Haas Bahrain fireball crash Romain Grosjean walked away from a horrific crash on the opening lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix … It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. Formula One F1 – Bahrain Grand Prix – Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain – November 29, 2020 Haas’ Romain Grosjean is helped into an ambulance after crashing out of the race Pool via REUTERS/Bryn Lennon. Grosjean crashed with the steel barrier on the first lap of the November 29 race, causing his car to split in half and burst into flames. Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted. "I respect the dangers that are in this sport.". WATCH | Lewis Hamilton posts record-extending 95th win: Hamilton's record-extending 95th win saw him finish ahead of Verstappen, who took his 41st career podium and a bonus point with the fastest lap. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Governing body FIA said in a statement that Grosjean was staying overnight in a military hospital to have treatment for burns on the back of both hands, but that he did not have any fractures despite hitting the barriers at an estimated speed of at least 200 kilometres an hour. It did seem much longer than 28 seconds. Formula One driver Romain Grosjean expects he will need psychological help to deal with the traumatic memories of his horrific crash at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted. … Jr. while Hamilton's Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas was only eighth. Behind his remarkable tale of survival are many decades of work by dedicated individuals, striving continually to improve safety standards in … "I'm very well, given the accident and the circumstances. A variety of newsletters you'll love, delivered straight to you. "I managed to just about reply to him [Verstappen] when I needed to but I was sliding around a lot out there and I wasn't really quite sure how it would play out at the end.". "For the sake of my children, I told myself I had to get out. Nov 29, 2020, 9:56 AM Lewis Hamilton won a wild Bahrain Grand Prix for Mercedes at Sakhir, round 15 of the Formula 1 World Championship, in a … Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Perez looked set to finish third and clinch his 10th career podium, but his engine blew with three laps left and flames poured from the back of his car as he pulled over to the side. WATCH | Massive crash at Bahrain Grand Prix splits F1 car in half: The late Lauda, a three-time F1 champion, survived but sustained horrific burns to his head after being caught inside his flaming car at the 1976 German GP at the Nuerburgring. WATCH | Romain Grosjean escapes car after crash at Bahrain GP: Moments after the race restarted about 90 minutes later, on Lap 3 of 57, there was another incident as Canadian Lance Stroll's Racing Point clipped the AlphaTauri of Daniil Kvyat and flipped over. A variety of newsletters you'll love, delivered straight to you. 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. Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. F1 Bahreïn : Romain Grosjean survit à un crash très impressionnant, sa Haas en feu et coupée en deux Miraculeusement, le pilote français s'en … But also, there is the need to get back in the car, if possible in Abu Dhabi.". We've got lots of high-speed corners so I was definitely feeling it," he said. When you see images, not even Hollywood is capable of doing that," Grosjean told French broadcaster TF1 on Tuesday from his hospital bed in Bahrain. WATCH | Massive crash at Bahrain Grand Prix splits F1 car in half: Late on Sunday, F1 posted a video of a smiling Grosjean speaking from his hospital bed. Somehow, Grosjean escaped with only minor burns to the back of his hands and even feels optimistic enough about competing in the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP on Dec. 13. The Montreal driver was unharmed. November 29, 2020 / 11:21 AM / CBS/AP Nov 29, 2020, 9:25 AM Lewis Hamilton beat Max Verstappen in Formula 1's 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix, which featured a shocking, fiery crash for Haas driver Romain Grosjean. Add some “good” to your morning and evening. The crash happened with seven-time F1 champion Hamilton leading from Red Bull's Max Verstappen and Racing Point's Sergio Perez. Énorme crash au départ du Grand Prix de Bahreïn de F1. La voiture de Romain Grosjean a été coupé en deux. "I thought about a lot of things — notably about Niki Lauda — and I thought that it wasn't possible to end up like that, not now. Kvyat was involved in both crashes but not at fault. "Thank you very much for all the messages.". Bahrain marshals promoted for Grosjean rescue Date published: December 1 2020 Two marshals who were at the scene of Romain Grosjean ’s horrifying crash in the Bahrain … La Haas de Romain Grosjean, pris dans un accrochage dans les premiers virages du GP de Bahreïn, a pris feu après un énorme impact. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. I couldn't finish my story in Formula 1 like that.". Romain Grosjean survives shocking crash as Hamilton wins in Bahrain Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix but it's a race that will be remembered for … "At first I was angry that he had turned across me in the way he did, but that changed as soon as I saw the flames and what happened in my mirrors," Kvyat said. Hamilton, who secured his title at the Turkish GP on Nov. 15, was subdued and did not celebrate his win after climbing out of his car, other than a brief fist-pump with the Red Bull drivers. Grosjean walked away from the crash with minor injuries.