SEABASTIAN VETTEL has slammed the guardrails on the Bahrain Grand Prix for failing to guard Romain Grosjean in the course of the Swiss star’s terrifying crash.
Grosjean was taken to hospital after his car smashed through a barrier at 140mph – at a G-force of 53G.
Grosjean’s automobile burst into flames after it smashed by a guardrail in BahrainCredit score: AP
Vettel has criticised the guardrail after it not solely failed to guard Grosjean but in addition put him in much more hazardCredit score: Rex Options
The automobile was sliced into two items and burst into flames – with Grosjean trapped within the flaming automobile for 20 seconds.
Grosjean is now recovering in hospital after sharing a positive update along with his followers on social media.
However Haas have confirmed he’ll NOT race at the Sakhir GP regardless of strategies he is likely to be prepared, with Pietro Fittipaldi taking his seat.
Now, Vettel has criticised the guardrail – designed to stop automobiles from additional hazard following an accident – after it nearly killed Grosjean.
Vettel instructed Sky Sports activities: “I haven’t seemed on the photos loads as I didn’t need to, however the primary factor is he acquired out.
“Clearly the guardrail is just not alleged to fail like that.
“I imply it’s good the automobiles are safer than they was previously.
Grosjean reassured followers he’s feeling positive regardless of burns to his fingersCredit score: Instagram
Grosjean’s automobile cut up in two after his horrifying crash in BahrainCredit score: The Mega Company
“However the guardrail shouldn’t fail and the automobile shouldn’t catch fireplace in that trend.
“I don’t know what occurred there.
“I believe it’s troublesome to say at this stage however the primary factor is clearly that he acquired out.”
F1 boss Ross Brawn mentioned he ‘clearly didn’t need to see’ the barrier break because it did and promised a ‘deep investigation’.
Brawn mentioned: “It’s stunning for everybody in F1 to see an accident of that severity.
“We’re not used to that, fireplace being concerned as nicely.
“However I believe it’s a tribute to the work that the FIA and the groups have completed over time.
“I believe we bear in mind the controversy of the halo when it was launched.
“And I’ve to provide credit score to Jean Todt, as a result of he insisted that it ought to come by.
“And I believe immediately, we is likely to be taking a look at a distinct state of affairs that we didn’t have the halo.
“And for me, that’s what prised, and managed to maintain the barrier aside, when the automobile went by it.
“However I’m certain we’ll have a deep investigation to know what we will study from it.
“As a result of seeing a barrier cut up like that’s clearly not what we need to see.”