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Video: The factors that saved Grosjean’s life

by Matt Beer
1 min read

Romain Grosjean escaped from one of the scariest Formula 1 crashes in recent memory in the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix.

His Haas pierced the barriers and split in half as it caught fire after a 137mph impact, but Grosjean’s injuries were limited to burns to his hands.

In this video we explain what we know about the crash so far, how Grosjean climbed out of the wreckage, and the key factors that enabled him to survive an accident that surely would have resulted in a fatality just a few years ago.

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