My whole left side was hit he said. It was the same scenario for the start of the race in bahrain where after just a few corners romain grosjean tried to overtake the pack in front.
After dominating practice and taking pole position he won the feature race before finishing second to carlos iaconelli in the sprint event.
Auto grosjean. Grosjean made his f1 debut in 2009 and secured 10 podiums twice finishing second. Hospital x rays showed grosjean did not even break a bone despite an estimated impact speed of 200 kph 125 mph. Grosjean says that it was the left side of his body that took the brunt of the impact with the barriers when he crashed on the opening lap of the bahrain gp.
Photo by kamran jebreili pool reuters. Grosjean was trapped inside the haas car s flaming wreckage but escaped in scenes that drew awe and admiration around the world. Manama formula one driver romain grosjean relived sunday s horrific bahrain grand prix crash where his haas car penetrated a metal barrier and split in two in a news conference on friday.
Welcome to the grid r t s quick roundup of the auto industry and motorsports news you should know this morning. There s going to be some psychological work to be done. Flames are seen from the crash scene after romain grosjean crashed out at the start of the bahrain grand prix on sunday nov.
You wouldn t blame romain grosjean for hanging up his helmet after his horrific. Grosjean s haas car careered off the track at high speed on the opening lap of the floodlit bahrain grand prix. French driver romain grosjean will sit out next weekend s formula one race after escaping a fiery crash in the bahrain grand prix with just burns to his hands his team haas said on monday.
Grosjean walked away from the wreckage after he collided with daniil kyvat s alpha tauri on the first lap of sunday s race causing the haas car to split in half and burst into flames as it smashed. Romain grosjean had to be helped to the medical car after the crash. Last sunday he somehow escaped after being trapped inside the haas car for nearly 30 seconds after it exploded.
In june 2010 grosjean made a return to single seaters racing for the dams team in the third round of the auto gp season at spa francorchamps. Every now and then.