Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton won a crash-marred Bahrain Grand Prix where Romain Grosjean somehow escaped with only minor burns after his car exploded into a fireball. Those are very strong words.". He had been recovering in the nearby hospital since the incident. France's Romain Grosjean crashed heavily into barrier splitting the car in half at the Bahrain F1 race. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. His contract expires at the end of this season, and it remains uncertain if he will be given a seat in F1 next year, so that could effectively be his last race in F1. He said that's what protected me, that I managed to fly out of the car. French driver Romain Grosjean escapes his fire-filled car after a heavy crash that tore his car in half at Sunday's F1 race in Bahrain. "My 5-year-old son Simon is sure I have magical powers and that I have a shield of magic love. "An enormous amount of people showed me signs of affection and that's something which touched me greatly," Grosjean said. At NOS Studio Sport last night, the intense crash of Romain Grosjean was also the talk of the day. Grosjean walked away from the crash with minor injuries. WATCH | Romain Grosjean escapes car after crash at Bahrain GP: Moments after the race restarted about 90 minutes later, on Lap 3 of 57, there was another incident as Canadian Lance Stroll's Racing Point clipped the AlphaTauri of Daniil Kvyat and flipped over. But also, there is the need to get back in the car, if possible in Abu Dhabi.". Grosjean undergoes surgery on injured hand after Bahrain F1 crash - TRmotosports Hamilton, who secured his title at the Turkish GP on Nov. 15, was subdued and did not celebrate his win after climbing out of his car, other than a brief fist-pump with the Red Bull drivers. "It was such a shocking image to see … horrifying. F1 Bahreïn : Romain Grosjean survit à un crash très impressionnant, sa Haas en feu et coupée en deux Governing body FIA said in a statement that Grosjean was staying overnight in a military hospital to have treatment for burns on the back of both hands, but that he did not have any fractures despite hitting the barriers at an estimated speed of at least 200 kilometres an hour. "I was really worried. Grosjean was also moved by the widespread support within F1 and beyond. Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted. To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Add some “good” to your morning and evening. CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. Romain Grosjean’s wife, Marion, released an emotional message following her husband’s horror crash at the Bahrain GP. The first accident happened when Grosjean lost grip and slid to the right, where his back wheel clipped the front of Kvyat's car and he flew off into the barrier. The crash happened with seven-time F1 champion Hamilton leading from Red Bull's Max Verstappen and Racing Point's Sergio Perez. F1 driver Romain Grosjean escapes after car crashes, splits in half and bursts into flames at Bahrain Grand Prix. Kvyat was involved in both crashes but not at fault. Romain Grosjean (Haas) a été victime d'un spectaculaire accident dès le premier tour du Grand Prix de F1 de Bahreïn, dimanche, remporté par Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes). November 29, 2020 / 11:21 AM / CBS/AP Grosjean was estimated to be inside the raging furnace for nearly 30 seconds but was lucid enough to figure a way out of a near-death situation. Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. We've got lots of high-speed corners so I was definitely feeling it," he said. Stroll joked about hanging upside down in his car, before squirming out. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. Formula One driver Romain Grosjean, right, walked away without serious injury after his car crashed and burst into flames during Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix. SAKHIR, BAHRAIN -- Formula One driver Romain Grosjean appears to have escaped without serious injury after his car crashed and burst into flames moments after the start of … "There is a feeling of being happy to be alive, of seeing things differently. Romain Grosjean: F1 and FIA investigations begin into Bahrain GP accident "Undoubtedly we've got to do a very deep analysis of all the events that occurred because there are a … "I don't know if the word miracle exists or it can be used, but it wasn't my time. My hand movements are fine, so that's the main thing. Romain Grosjean survives shocking crash as Hamilton wins in Bahrain Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix but it's a race that will be remembered for … Audience Relations, CBC P.O. "Sometimes I have tears in my eyes.". Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. The Montreal driver was unharmed. Grosjean was trapped inside the Haas car's flaming wreckage but escaped in scenes that drew awe and admiration around the world. Nov 29, 2020, 9:25 AM Lewis Hamilton beat Max Verstappen in Formula 1's 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix, which featured a shocking, fiery crash for Haas driver Romain Grosjean. After colliding with the barriers in a high speed explosion, Grosjean’s car split in half and was engulfed in a fireball. "For the sake of my children, I told myself I had to get out. By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. F1 photos: Romain Grosjean's Haas Bahrain fireball crash Romain Grosjean walked away from a horrific crash on the opening lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix … Formula One driver Romain Grosjean appeared to escape with minor burns after his car crashed and burst into flames moments after the start of the Bahrain … "I managed to just about reply to him [Verstappen] when I needed to but I was sliding around a lot out there and I wasn't really quite sure how it would play out at the end.". Hamilton has a huge lead with 332 points compared to 201 for Bottas and 189 for Verstappen, who can still catch Bottas. Jan Lammers was a guest and gave his view on the crash, the operation of safety protocols in Formula 1, and the run-up to the crash that will constitute the defining image of this GP. "There's going to be some psychological work to be done, because I really saw death coming. Formula One driver Romain Grosjean has shared photos of the burns to his right hand sustained in his horror crash at the Bahrain Grand Prix. … WATCH | Lewis Hamilton posts record-extending 95th win: Hamilton's record-extending 95th win saw him finish ahead of Verstappen, who took his 41st career podium and a bonus point with the fastest lap. Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean has incredibly walked away from an inferno wreck on the opening lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix with just minor burns. Add some “good” to your morning and evening. F1 – GP de Bahreïn : Grosjean, Verstappen, Gasly… Le Grand Prix en questions Publié le 30 novembre 2020 à 07H56 - mis à jour le 30 novembre 2020 à 08H19 Mathieu WARNIER WATCH | Grosjean escapes car after crash at Bahrain GP: The 34-year-old Grosjean has three children, the eldest only 7 years old, and he revealed that the fear of them losing their father drove him through the flames. Bahrain marshals promoted for Grosjean rescue Date published: December 1 2020 Two marshals who were at the scene of Romain Grosjean ’s horrifying crash in the Bahrain … Énorme crash au départ du Grand Prix de Bahreïn de F1. French driver Romain Grosjean escapes his fire-filled car after a heavy crash that tore his car in half at Sunday's F1 race in Bahrain. "Thank you very much for all the messages.". It did seem much longer than 28 seconds. After crashing and catching fire at turn 3 of the Bahrain GP, he miraculously pulled himself from the wreckage. A variety of newsletters you'll love, delivered straight to you. La Haas de Romain Grosjean, pris dans un accrochage dans les premiers virages du GP de Bahreïn, a pris feu après un énorme impact. Véritable miraculé, Sébastien Grosjean s’est élancé en 19ème position du Grand Prix de Bahreïn ce dimanche 29 novembre, quand, dans le 1er tour, vers 15h15, sa voiture est sortie de la route alors qu’il négociait le virage n°3, et s’est véritablement disloquée avant d’exploser contre le rail/mur de sécurité. Grosjean walked away from the crash with minor injuries. WATCH | Massive crash at Bahrain Grand Prix splits F1 car in half: The late Lauda, a three-time F1 champion, survived but sustained horrific burns to his head after being caught inside his flaming car at the 1976 German GP at the Nuerburgring. How did the fuel escape the fuel cell? Miraculeusement, le pilote français s'en … La voiture de Romain Grosjean a été coupé en deux. France's Romain Grosjean crashed heavily into barrier splitting the car in half at the Bahrain F1 race. "It's physical, this track has always been physical. This is the terrifying moment Romain Grosjean's F1 car split in half and burst into flames after smashing into a barrier today. The 34-year-old French driver slid off the track at high speed on the first lap and his Haas car burst into flames after being sliced in two by a barrier. F1 driver Romain Grosjean is lucky to be alive -- SUPER LUCKY -- because his car exploded in flames and was literally ripped apart during the Bahrain Grand Prix. Perez looked set to finish third and clinch his 10th career podium, but his engine blew with three laps left and flames poured from the back of his car as he pulled over to the side. Jr. while Hamilton's Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas was only eighth. A variety of newsletters you'll love, delivered straight to you. "I thought about a lot of things — notably about Niki Lauda — and I thought that it wasn't possible to end up like that, not now. What caused the barrier to give way? Romain Grosjean a quitté ce mercredi matin à 10h30, heure de Bahreïn, l’hôpital militaire Bahrain Defence Force après y avoir passé 3 nuits. I couldn't finish my story in Formula 1 like that.". He was conscious and stable and then taken by helicopter to a military hospital. Nov 29, 2020, 9:56 AM Lewis Hamilton won a wild Bahrain Grand Prix for Mercedes at Sakhir, round 15 of the Formula 1 World Championship, in a … France's Romain Grosjean crashed heavily into barrier splitting the car in half at the Bahrain F1 race. We reserve the right to close comments at any time. The French driver's car exploded into a fireball after crashing on the first lap and slicing through a metal barrier along the track on Sunday. I put my hands in the fire and I could clearly feel my hands burning on the chassis," Grosjean said. Grosjean walked away from the crash with minor injuries. That put Red Bull's Alexander Albon into third ahead of the McLarens of Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz. Lewis Hamilton takes F1's Imola Grand Prix for record-extending 93rd win. Canada's Lance Stroll takes pole position at Turkish GP, CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. It was a scary moment.". Romain Grosjean escapes horrific F1 crash at Bahrain GP, How a controversial safety device saved Romain Grosjean's life in brutal F1 crash. Comments are welcome while open. Grosjean crashed with the steel barrier on the first lap of the November 29 race, causing his car to split in half and burst into flames. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. "At first I was angry that he had turned across me in the way he did, but that changed as soon as I saw the flames and what happened in my mirrors," Kvyat said. Nicholas Latifi, also of Montreal and driving for Williams, was 14th. Behind his remarkable tale of survival are many decades of work by dedicated individuals, striving continually to improve safety standards in … WATCH | Massive crash at Bahrain Grand Prix splits F1 car in half: Late on Sunday, F1 posted a video of a smiling Grosjean speaking from his hospital bed. "I think it is a reminder to us and hopefully to the people that are watching that this is a dangerous sport," Hamilton said. Audience Relations, CBC P.O. By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. We reserve the right to close comments at any time. Somehow, Grosjean escaped with only minor burns to the back of his hands and even feels optimistic enough about competing in the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP on Dec. 13. Extraordinary images of the Romain Grosjean accident.#SkyF1 | #F1 | #BahrainGP pic.twitter.com/4F9oDRNLgs. Romain Grosjean is being treated for burns to his hands and will stay in hospital overnight after miraculously walking away from a huge first-lap crash … When you see images, not even Hollywood is capable of doing that," Grosjean told French broadcaster TF1 on Tuesday from his hospital bed in Bahrain. To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Romain Grosjean can consider himself very lucky to be alive today. Heureusement le pilote Haas est indemne mais probablement choqué. Formula One F1 – Bahrain Grand Prix – Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain – November 29, 2020 Haas’ Romain Grosjean is helped into an ambulance after crashing out of the race Pool via REUTERS/Bryn Lennon. There is another race in Bahrain next Sunday, on Sakhir's shorter outer circuit, before the 17-race season concludes in Abu Dhabi. Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted. Once skeptical of the halo safety device on Formula One cars, Romain Grosjean acknowledged it likely saved his life after a horrific crash at the Bahrain … Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Romain Grosjean’s escape from his burning Haas at the Bahrain Grand Prix has been described as a miracle but it’s nothing of the sort. Romain Grosjean suffered a horrific crash at the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday, causing the race to be red flagged on the opening … Comments are welcome while open. I saw my visor turning all orange, the flames on the left side of the car," he said. However, he is back in the F1 … Please be aware that there is some graphic footage included in this video. Formula One driver Romain Grosjean expects he will need psychological help to deal with the traumatic memories of his horrific crash at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton 'can't find words' after making F1 history with record 92nd win. The 35-year-old Hamilton looked drained at the end. "Just wanted to say I am OK," Grosjean said. Grosjean clambered out with the fire roaring behind him and his race helmet singed. It's not very pleasant but it's not painful, so I can't complain," Grosjean said. Romain Grosjean has recalled his escape from his fiery crash at the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix, revealing he told himself to get out of the wreckage for his … Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. "I respect the dangers that are in this sport.". Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Did the halo save Romains life? FIA has come a long way to … Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. "To come out of the flames that day is something that will mark my life forever.". It could have been so much worse," Hamilton said. "I'm very well, given the accident and the circumstances. Le départ du Grand Prix de Bahreïn a été marqué par un effroyable accident ce dimanche, lorsque Romain Grosjean a perdu le contrôle de sa monoplace en fond de peloton. Lewis Hamilton claims his 95th career F1 win Sunday in Bahrain after several delays including a flip over by Canada's Lance Stroll.