ROMAIN GROSJEAN returned to the location of his horror crash simply 4 days after his miraculous crash escape.
The Haas driver, 34, was again on the Bahrain F1 observe on Thursday, assembly the rescuers who helped him get away from the fireball in final weekend’s Grand Prix.
Romain Grosjean returned to the Sakhir paddock simply 4 days after his horror crash together with his fingers bandagedCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
Grosjean misplaced management and drove instantly into crash obstacles after clipping Daniil Kvyat’s automotive.
His automotive cut up in two and was then immediately engulfed by flames as marshals rushed to assist the French driver out of the wreckage.
He was trapped in his car for more than 20 seconds after the 140mph smash however extremely walked away with burns on his fingers and ankles.
And the Frenchman, released from hospital on Wednesday, headed again to the Sakhir circuit the place he was reunited with a number of the medical staff first on the scene to help him.
Grosjean had bandages on his fingers and left foot as he was supported by wife Marion.
They met together with his Haas staff once more in addition to FIA Medical Automobile driver Alan van der Merwe and FIA medical delegate Ian Roberts, who helped haul him over the barrier to flee the blaze.
And Components One chiefs have confirmed adjustments can be made within the wake of the horror scenes on Sunday.
Bosses have added rows of tyre obstacles to assist stop a repeat of Grosjean’s fiery smash.
And whereas this weekend’s race encompasses a new structure, it nonetheless passes by means of the identical part the place Grosjean crashed, so security enhancements have been made.
FIA Race Director, Michael Masi stated: “The tyre barrier on the best hand aspect of T9 can be prolonged and elevated in depth to 4 rows of tyres with conveyor belt.
“The best hand kerb between T8 and T9 can be eliminated to cut back the chance of a automotive turning into airborne whereas the outer circuit structure is getting used.”
The circuit is an oval structure the place F1 data are set to be damaged. A lap time of simply 55 seconds is predicted for qualifying.
Grosjean is not going to compete on this weekend’s race however could possibly be in motion the next week in Abu Dhabi.
In the meantime, Kevin Magnussen says team-mate Grosjean can not wait to get again within the automotive for the season finale.
The Haas driver added: “I went to see him on Sunday just a few hours after he escaped from that scene and instantly then he was speaking about getting again within the automotive.”
Grosjean was reunited with FIA Medical Automobile driver Alan van der Merwe, left, and FIA medical delegate Ian RobertsCredit score: Splash Information
Roberts was the person who helped Grosjean bounce the barrier and escape the infernoCredit score: Splash Information