LUCA GHIOTTO and Jack Aitken have been concerned in a horrifying crash throughout this morning’s deserted F2 Russian Grand Prix in Sochi.
The dash race was axed after each vehicles went up in flames following the horror accident.
Each vehicles lit up in flames after the horror crashCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
Charred stays of automotive afterwardsCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
However fortunately, the drivers by some means made it out unscathed.
Brit Aitken, 25, and Ghiotto, 25, had been battling for place going into the third nook of lap eight.
Discovering themselves side-by-side their vehicles collided, sending them each veering into the wall.
After the drivers fled their automobiles, marshals entered the scene.
And whereas each vehicles have been recovered, the race was unable to proceed, with Guanyu Zhou being awarded the victory for the crimson flagged occasion, having been within the lead after lap 5.
Aitken and Ghiotto have been awarded fourth and fifth respectively.
The understandably shaken latter was in a position to give a wave for the digicam, reassuring his followers again at dwelling.
And Aitken took to Twitter to thank involved followers after the incident, additionally explaining what went unsuitable.
Ghiotto, left, and Aitken battle it out on monitor earlier than crashCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
Ghiotto’s wrecked automotive is carried offCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
Aitken drives for Campos RacingCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
He wrote: “Hello all, thanks for all of the messages, I’m glad to be all okay after that, glad Luca is simply too. A small contact between us earlier within the nook gave me a rear puncture, and the automotive simply began going straight. Simply certainly one of them.”
Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher’s 21-year-old son Mick got here third within the curtailed race.
And he responded afterwards: “We had first lap then simply tried to handle our tyres, however hopefully everyone seems to be alright – that is all that issues for the time being.”
And having clinched his first ever F2 victory, Zhou, additionally 21, provided his ideas on his win, in addition to the troubling scenes.
The rising Chinese language star stated: “It feels wonderful, I promised to my followers in China we would take heed to the Chinese language nationwide anthem on the rostrum!
“I am actually joyful for the win but it surely’s nice to see each drivers stroll away from their crash.”