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Video: F1 had two massive escapes at the British Grand Prix

by Matt Beer
1 min read

Formula 1 narrowly avoided disaster on more than one occasion in the opening moments of the British Grand Prix.

Not only did Alfa Romeo driver Zhou Guanyu escape unhurt from a terrifying first corner crash, but the resulting red flag saved us from potentially witnessing a tragedy, as it meant protestors that had invaded the track after the start were not encountered by the cars at racing speed.

Here’s our video analysis of all the frightening drama of the first Silverstone start, and a look at the extremely dramatic race that eventually played out.

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