Lewis Hamilton's win at Bahrain GP overshadowed by Grosjean's huge crash

  • Romain Grosjean walks away from flaming wreck of car
  • Hamilton wins race after long-delayed restart

Climbing from a raging fireball and the twisted wreckage of his car, Romain Grosjean, and indeed Formula One, enjoyed what might be considered a miraculous escape at the Bahrain Grand Prix. The entire paddock and viewers around the world held their breath when the French driver smashed into trackside barriers, his car splitting in two and being engulfed in flames. The visceral, violent and horrifying scale of the accident was sickening and yet Grosjean emerged relatively unscathed, a remarkable testament to the drive for safety the sport has relentlessly pursued.

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Source: theguardian