Formula 1: Romain Grosjean says he’s not in trouble after escaping high speed on Bahrain GP | World News

Formula 1: Romain Grosjean says he's not in trouble after escaping high speed on Bahrain GP |  World News

Formula 1 racing driver Romain Grosjean has said he is OK after surviving a terrorist attack during the Bahrain Grand Prix.

The 34-year-old Frenchman escaped with minor burns after his car was cut in half by a security barrier and caught fire on Sunday afternoon.

He spoke to fans in a video on Instagram a few hours later from his hospital bed, telling fans he was right.

“Hello everyone, I just wanted to say I’m fine, well … sort of.

“Thanks so much for the messages.”

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Romain Grosjean posted an update on Instagram: ‘I’m fine’

Grosjean added, “Not for the Hollow a few years ago,” but added, “I’m not here today”, referring to the driver crash-protection system used in the Open-Wheel Racing series.

Following the crash, he was able to jump out of the burned car for up to 20 seconds.

His Haas car skidded off the track in the first lap and split in two before catching fire.

Screaming behind the fire, he got out, sang his race helmet, and rushed to the ambulance.

Bahrain, Bahrain - November 29: A screen image of Romain Grossin and Haas F1 escaping from the crash during the Bahrain F1 Grand Prix on November 29, 2020 at the Bahrain International Circuit in Bahrain.  (Photo by Peter Fox / Getty Images)
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Romain Grosgion was able to jump out of the burning car
TopShot - On November 29, 2020, Haas F1's French driver Romain Grosjean's car caught fire after crashing during the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in the city of Zakir.  (Photo by Kamran Gabrielle / Pool / AFP) (Photo by Kamran Gabrielle / Pool / AFP via Getty Images)
    Bahrain, Bahrain - November 29: 2020 A fire broke out during the Bahrain F1 Grand Prix on the Bahrain International Circuit in Bahrain following the collapse of Romain Grosjean and Haas F1 in France.  (Photo by Kamran Jebreli - Pool / Getty Images)
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The vehicle split in two and caught fire

His F1 team tweeted that he had minor burns to his hands and ankles but was OK.

“He is with the doctors now,” she added.

An FIA spokesman said the impact of the Grosgian crash was 53G.

Haas F1's French driver Romain Grosjean (C) is involved in an accident at the Bahrain International Circuit on November 29, 2020, at the start of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit.  (Photo by HAMAD I MOHAMMED / POOL / AFP) (Photo by HAMAD I MOHAMMED / POOL / AFP via Getty Images)
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Grosjean pulled out of the car following the accident

Replays showed the driver moving through obstacles and away from the burning debris of the car before waiting for help in the ambulance.

TopShot - On November 29, 2020, Haas F1's French driver Romain Grosjean's car caught fire after crashing during the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in the city of Zakir.  (Photo by Kamran Gabrielle / Pool / AFP) (Photo by Kamran Gabrielle / Pool / AFP via Getty Images)
Medix joins Haas F1's French driver Romain Grosgian following the crash
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Medix joins Haas F1’s French driver Romain Grosgian following the crash

The accident was caused by Grosjean Daniel making contact with his alpha tori through the front of the quiat.

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Lewis Hamilton, who went on to win his 11th title in Formula One after winning the title, took to Twitter to express his relief while waiting for the race to resume.

He said he was very grateful and that Romain was safe.

“Well … the risk we take is not a joke, and those of you who have forgotten that we have devoted our lives to this sport and the things we love to do will forget,” he added.

The wreckage of the car of Romain Grosjean, the French driver of the Haas F1, was removed during the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on November 29, 2020 at the Bahrain International Circuit in the city of Zakir.  (Photo by Hamad I MOHAMMED / Pool / AFP) (Photo by HAMAD I MOHAMMED / POOL / AFP via Getty Images)
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Haas F1’s French driver Romain Grosgian’s car wreckage removed
Bahrain, Bahrain - November 29: Romain Grosjean and Haas F1 in France film an ambulance accident during the Bahrain F1 Grand Prix on November 29, 2020 at the Bahrain International Circuit in Bahrain.  (Photo Rudy Caresevoli / Getty Images)
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The 34-year-old was admitted to hospital

Has team principal Gunther Steiner said: “Romain is OK. I do not want to give a medical opinion, but he has a slight burn on his arm and ankle. Obviously he was shaking … I want to thank the rescuers very much. The marshals and the FIA ​​people did a great job.

Bahrain, Bahrain - November 29: 2020 A fire broke out during the Bahrain F1 Grand Prix on the Bahrain International Circuit in Bahrain following the collapse of Romain Grosjean and Haas F1 in France.  (Photo by Brain Lennon / Getty Images)
The track marshals put out the fire
Managers are pictured at the crash site

Karun Chandok, a former racing driver from Sky Sports, said: “When the car goes through obstacles, the engine mount is removed from the rear of the chassis and the chassis is slightly torn and it seems to have pierced the fuel bag.

The French driver of the Haas F1, Romain Grosjean (ra), was driving before the accident
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The French driver of the Haas F1, Romain Grosjean (ra), was driving before the accident

Accident The race on the opening lap was suspended. It resumed an hour later following a quick operation to repair significant damage to the trackside barriers.

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