On the primary lap, Grosjean veered off the observe after the third nook following some contact with Daniil Kvyat and his Haas automotive ploughed into the limitations, exploding on impression and breaking in half.
The French driver miraculously emerged from the flames after a number of seconds and was instantly tended to by the observe facet emergency providers.
“He’s doing okay, he had light burns on hands and ankles,” Haas Team Principle Guenther Steiner informed Sky Sports. “Obviously shaken and going through all checks necessary after an impact like this. He’s conscious.”
The Haas workforce added on Twitter: “As a precaution and for further medical evaluation Romain will be transported to hospital.”
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